Tag Martial arts

When neighbours are just good friends.

Let me introduce you to my neighbours Harvey and Liz who are not just good friends as that Australian soap opera tells us, but they are also fellow martial arts enthusiasts in spite of the fact that they practise taekwondo…

Saturday 23 February 2008

The last day of Kungfu training in China…part of me feels really disappointed…another pleased to have got through so far and another one over the moon that I won’t have to keep rolling on my injured hip. We went down…

Friday 22 February 2008

Today was the first day since the long holiday and therefore the first day of the new school term so our class was moved from the morning to the afternoon. I woke up feeling pretty battered but full of that…

Thursday 21 February 2008

Sitting here tonight in my hotel room, it sounds like gunfire has broken out all over the city. Actually it is the end of the Spring Festival and fireworks and firecrackers have been exploding for hours and, 10.30 pm there…

Wednesday 20 February 2008

Back at the school for 8.00 this morning for the second day with Master Lin, the Chinese dog style Kungfu master. The fact that he and his son and student were so friendly and enthusiastic yesterday made all the difference…

Tuesday 19 February 2008

Well today was the day I have been dreading and been really excited about…the beginning of our Dog Style lessons with our second Kungfu master…also called Master Lin….. sometimes I think there are only a handful of words in China…

Monday 18 February 2008

We had a day off today but filled it in interesting ways. We went off to a local park early this morning…. 6.30…. before breakfast to see all the people who gather there every day to do their exercises as…