All entries for November 2008

November 10, 2008

mia's daily life @uk

hi, by far I am quite adapted to the life here. really like here. totally forget china, but I have to perform well because all the people know I come from Shanghai here, so I dont want lose Shanghainese face. KEEP WALKING.


dormitorythis is where I live, really like this place, also a little bit expensive 100pounds for one week. but the environment is nice , we can see foxes, squirrel, goose, a lot of natural animal around campus outside my window. cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

snow snowfirst snow in UK on OCT! outside my window.

toolsI bought many nice glasses and dishes for my life here, to make every thing look nice. and just enjoy every minute while I am here.

newspaper reading stuff

VODKAmy first drink in UK, blue Vodka, drink everynight is a normal things here.

cosmeticscosmetics here is really cheap. I boutht those AVENE here for just 400RMB, which cost 800 in china. I also bought a fragrances here, Paris Hilton, because they all call me party queen right now!

self cateredmy life style here.

dishalthough I went to chef school, but my cooking is  still poor, this is my first MA PO TOUFU.

dishthis is the first dishes he made for me *_*. very very wonderful!

davidthis is what I eat here.see DAVID BECKHAM!

davidDVB perfume.

trip to coventry

Although my school is locted in coventry ,but warwick university is kind of self community, so I still have to take a bus to get to coventry. I like this place, timid but tasteful.


viewactually this is the first pic I made myself into the photo after arrived in UK. worthful.


viewcan you see me?


coventrysee the naked girl behind me? she is a heroine of coventry, there is a story of why she is naked.

marketthis is traditional indoor market, very similar to cheap road in shanghai, really scared me.

busstationcoventry bus station.

coventry universitycoventry university, not so good as warwick,but also quite good!

But actually coventry is not like this, but I just didn't make any normal pic of coventry, maybe next time.just awaiting!

My trip to stratford upon avon

This is the place where Shakespeare who is uk's famouest writer was born.

I like this samll town, make me feel ease.


dsc00129.jpgsmall house along the road.

just a clock

the church where shakespeare was born and buriedthe church where shakespeare was born and buried



I tried to upload where he is burned but something went wrong with my computer, it sounds really horrify

dsc00137.jpghe is there, can you see his name, although I had never read any of his books, sorry ,MR shakespeare.

see the wall on the wall there is a frame, this represent a couple half half, when one of them died, half will be painted in black, the white belongs to the alive.


November 09, 2008


YORK IS reallly really  a nice place!

york minsterthe famous york minster really really impressive!

dsc00242.jpganother side of the minster, but sorry ,I didn't get inside, because we had limited time, and I am very very hungry, so time I must visit it again!


inside tower

overlookoverlook york from the tower


minsterstill york minster, but it looks really like where the price and pricess live.

hotellike the style of this hotel!

1880one hundred years older than me!but no water running out right now.

circumvallationthe famous wall to protect themselves in ancient time.


walking on the circumvallationwalking on the  circumvallation

gatewayone of the gate way, almost cause traffic accident when take the photo!

riverriver is nice too


walking aroundI like the sunshine!

castle museum make myself seems very small!

fisrt day of arriving

before leaving@ pudong international airport on SEP23.I gonna miss Shanghai!

dsc00104.jpgafter 12hours flight, before landing.

dsc00113.jpgthis might seems normal to you, but this is the first time I saw UK road, car running. I still remember the day when I arrived in UK, no words could explain that. tears around my eyepit.

dsc00114.jpgthis pic was taken on the way to WARWICK, by that time I had no idea of my future school and my life, I know UK is beatiful ,but I really missed Shanghai and home at that time 5hours after I arrived in UK- my dreamy contury, it seems no differece from my hometown Shanghai.

dsc00123.jpgmy first normal britain traditional breakfast, but I never had that kind of breakfast after, I am too lazy!

breakfastanohter wonderful breakfast.

tomatomy first buying tomato here, cost 1pounds=11RMB. but I am quite used to the price right now. but first time I do caculate the price all the time.

dsc00115.jpga welcome speech. in UK normally nobody give speech longer than 1 hour.and if the time is longer they will give us a short break. I like this style, no time waste.

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