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Behind the Scenes at the Mon Sheong Telethon 2013

Last night, I had the opportunity to volunteer with the Mon Sheong Foundation at their annual telethon event.  Every year, Fairchild TV broadcasts a program that “enables the public to learn more about Mon Sheong’s efforts in long-term care services, … Continue reading

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DiSCOVER. Trip to China. Day 6. July 21, 2013.

Day 6. Thankful.

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DiSCOVER. Trip to China. Day 5. July 20, 2013.

Today was a really good day. 🙂 i was being stupid yesterday in my comments. We visited some core tourist destinations and historical places of China today. First thing off the list, we went to Tiananmen Square. It was very … Continue reading

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DiSCOVER. Trip to China. Day 4. July 19, 2013.

Today was so-so. To be honest, i’m looking forward to home already. Today wasn’t that fun. First of all, we were turned down by Tsinghua University. Our tour bus had driven up to their gates and they wouldn’t let us … 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. Trip to China. Day 1&2. July 16-17, 2013

hiiii! it turns out that wordpress might not work in china after all. boo. i’m also not using to typing using the qwerty keyboard for more than 5 mins since i’ve been accustomed to writing everything on my stenograph in … 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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