We spent the first week in Beijing doing the administration stuff, interspersed with light sightseeing with the family. We were fortunate enough to have a driver assigned to us for the month, but we would not have his service this weekend till Tuesday because of the long Labour day holiday. I’m not sure if all… Continue reading May Day!
If you have the luxury of having friends or family at the place you’re leaving, in my case Singapore, ship your airship a few days to a week after you leave. That way, you can ask them to fill the box with things you realise you want but aren’t available here. In our case, it… Continue reading Airship in hindsight…
It’s past 24 hours after we landed, actually. We took a 930am morning flight on Air China business class and arrived some time in the late afternoon, just a couple of hours before dinner. Weather was between 10-20+ degree celsius but felt brrrrrrr….cold! The air was beautiful though, filled with dandelion heads flying around like magical… Continue reading Officially landed. First 24 hours.
When your relocation agent tells you that their packers are very very fast, take them at their word that they are NOT kidding. Our packers packed up the entire first level in the first day. My helper wanted to discard the spoilt bread maker and old bolster but forgotten to pull it out of the house,… Continue reading Fast hands Fast legs
What everyone doesn’t mention about the move is how on the day before the packers arrive, one is frantically packing nooks and crannies of the house – because what if rubbish was packed over? Actually. It doesn’t matter. If rubbish was packed over you’ll discover it soon enough when you are unpacking. I learnt… Continue reading The final days
This morning when I sent my daughter off to school, I looked up and saw the puffy clouds. I marveled a little at how Beijing’s skies looked different even when it was a clear day. I don’t really recall seeing fat clouds like these. If I do next time, I will make another post… Continue reading Waiting
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