Heigh-Ho Heigh-Ho, it’s off to school we go… – Beer Chronicles Part 6 (started on 1st May and finished 9 May 2020)

And so school has reopened (by the time I finished this blog – we have been open for 2 weeks!). But only for year 13 and year 12. Year 13 boarders returned on Sunday 26th April 2020 in order to get up on Monday 27th April and step inside the school building for the first time since January 17th. Year 12 boarding students arrived back in the afternoon of Monday 27th April and they stepped into school on Tuesday 28th. For Year 10s and 11s there is still no opening date, but on Wednesday 29th April the teaching staff of … Continue reading Heigh-Ho Heigh-Ho, it’s off to school we go… – Beer Chronicles Part 6 (started on 1st May and finished 9 May 2020)

Back to School – Beer Chronicles Part 5

On Thursday 16th April Eleanor walked through the gates of Dulwich College Suzhou to commence the last 9 weeks of her primary school life.  Her excitement was delightful. It was like starting a new year. She was up, showered, dressed and breakfasted without any prompting. How long it will last is anyone’s guess. Temperature taken – below 37.3 degrees Celsius she walked out the door. We had a photo taken complete with a new part of the uniform – a mask.  The growth spurt that Eleanor has gone through in the past 3 months also obvious. The only things fitting her … Continue reading Back to School – Beer Chronicles Part 5