I’m in China!

Ni hao from Chengdu, the quite pretty tree-lined capital of Sichuan. I’m studying Mandarin starting on Monday at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. There’s a lot to learn, but I should be fluent in a few days 🙂

Since I have a tendency to drone on and on in emails, I’ll share some initial impressions Chinese style — in numbered outline form:

(1) It’s really smoggy here. You can never see Continue reading