Part two of the memoir (1960-84) deals with the third and fourth trips to Europe, marriage, divorce, graduate school and preparation for teaching in Asia.
This is the first part of a memoir on living abroad and in the United States. It deals with my life from 1949 to 1960.
In this 2012 interview, an English teacher talks about trekking on Mt. Everest and then surviving in Nepal after her passport and all her money were stolen and being sent home by the U.S. embassy.
This post consists of two stories from a 1989 interview with colleagues at Xiamen University. The stories are good examples of the bizarre everyday hassles of living in China.
In these 1985 interviews, two tall Westerners talk about playing basket ball at Xiamen University in China.
In the second part of this 2011 interview, journalist Ana Santos talks about being a single parent in a country without divorce, her work with other solo parents and her support for the wives and children of Filipino enlisted men who were killed or incapacitated in the line of duty.
In a 1986 interview an English university student of Chinese talks about food, drink and hashish in the People’s Republic of China.
An English student of the Chinese language discusses privacy, sexual repression and lying in the People’s Republic of China.
This is a 1986 interview in which an American mother talks about the trials and joys of living with her two-year-old in Xiamen, China.
Iloilo in the Philippines is famous for its food. This is an account of some food sampling there followed by two Pinoy recipes.