Entries by Stacyperth

A Teeny Tiny Beast- Cultural Adjustment

Our family is a mixed up blend.  When we moved from China to Australia four years ago we were all going through different things. My husband was returning to his home country. My boys were learning how to be more Australian because they had never lived anywhere but China.  Then there was me. I was […]

Happy Holidays

Stacey College will be closed from 19th December until 5th January 2015. Wishing you a very merry Christmas and a happy new Year. Please take a moment to read about what has been going on at our college during 2014 in our newsletter that can be downloaded below. newsletter 3

Can I Buy A Vowel?

  Now let’s turn our attention to the “ee” sound in Aussie. There is a need to make Australia seem less intimidating to outsiders because it is home to a slew of many frightening and lethal creatures. For example, there are more deadly snakes in Australia than any other country worldwide. The answer to this […]

Down the Rabbit Hole-Stuck in Zhengzhou Part 2

Sitting in the dark, in a hotel room, in the middle of a town I had never been to before in China. The only sound was the echo of my slightly frustrated and emotional chuckle because seriously this day could not possibly be this bad. The temptation was to just burrow under the covers and […]

Down the Rabbit Hole-Stuck in Zhengzhou Part 1

I am writing this blog sitting in a hotel in the middle of a dark hotel room in Zhengzhou, China. Zhengzhou is meant to be a stopover between many larger cities. Zhengzhou is a middle point between two places and not often a destination, even though it is a capital city. The fact that I […]