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Afternoon Tea

Yesterday we held our afternoon tea event here at the Nanning Literary House. We designed this as an informal writing workshop, inviting friends and …

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Blue Eyes

When the waitress began to speak, I looked closely at her face, and I noticed that she had the most unusual eyes. I think she wore contact lenses …

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Fried Bao

Fried Bao I get to the fried bao stall too late. “Sold out,” the boss tells me. The next day, I am up extra early. When I arrive at the …

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Cat Cake

We were walking home late one evening when I saw it. It was a white sign with black writing that read ‘Cake’ in English. There was the …

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Tasty Things

At dinner, we eat fish, and pork with strips of salted ginger, and water spinach. It is the first day of our residency, and we are celebrating with a …

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Custard Tart

The custard tarts are deep, soft, still warm from the oven. We just bought them from a stall down the road. We take them from their ruffled paper …

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