So, Chinese New Year is upon us again, and the island is decked out for the mother of all oriental holidays. The kids have been out of school for the last three weeks, plus they’ve got another two more to go. Due to this nice long holiday, bushibans like ours have picked up a lot of business. It seems to be a combination babysitting and way to nudge your kid a little closer to being the top in their class. My regular Saturday reading and writing class switched to Mondays and Thursdays during winter break. We read a Valentine’s Day mystery and posted more writing up on the wall. Here are pictures of both incarnations of this class:
There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
- Robert Louis Stevenson