Tag Archives: DiSCOVER 2013

DiSCOVER. Trip to China. Day 7. July 22, 2013.

Today was fantastic! I didn’t think that it would top yesterday‘s fantastic events, but it did ūüôā Today, we went to the Terra Cotta Museum in Xi’an. Wow, it was so amazing. Our tour guide, Rose, was able to tell … Continue reading

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DiSCOVER. Trip to China. Day 3. July 18, 2013.

Second day of trip, or technically the third one as the first and second are considered one day due to the flight. We visited Peking University today! Chantel, Jesica, and I did our presentation to the students there. I was … Continue reading

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DiSCOVER – Mon Sheong Youth Group Program

Wow, I just discovered that DiSCOVER has a flickr page that has albums upon albums of pictures from all the events that we’ve participated in in the last 6 months! ¬†Way to go to whoever has been uploading all of … Continue reading

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Dragon boat workshop

This past Saturday in the DiSCOVER 2013 program, instead of sitting in the classroom in our usual Mandarin class and business/Chinese culture workshop, we went out to the lake shore and did a 2-hour crash course on the wonderful water … Continue reading

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DiSCOVER 2013 retreat

This weekend was a bit of a prelude to the 2-week trip to China that I’ll be partaking in during July as part of the culminating event to the 6-month DiSCOVER youth development program. ¬†We went up to Blue Mountain … Continue reading

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My first time tree-planting!

On Saturday, April 27, the Mon Sheong/DiSCOVER group led us to tree planting! ¬†This was part of a city-wide initiative¬†to plant trees and there were so many volunteers there. ¬†I was quite pleasantly surprised! I’ve always wanted to plant trees! … Continue reading

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I have excellent penmanship

Haha, in one of our DiSCOVER workshops this past Saturday, we learned Chinese calligraphy. A friendly Chinese lady who practises calligraphy full-time presented a PowerPoint slide to us to introduce us to the basics and history of Chinese calligraphy. At … Continue reading

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