It's been a funny week really in our "post holiday trauma" state. Lots of things have been happening. Mr John has been invited by the school to go on a development course in Bangkok at the end of this month. There's a minibus going from school with a few of them and apparently a test at the end of the course.
He's also preparing one of his students for a competition in Bangkok in a week or so. His student, Chompoo, is in the story telling section and she's doing The Ugly Duckling. Needing to be about five minutes long, it's the standard story plus some add-on he's written. As I've done a lot of amateur dramatics plus this sort of thing when I was at school, he's asked for my help. As a result, I've been at the school a couple of times this week and we're currently working on some moves. She's a quick learner and is doing a really good job.
Last night saw the final State of Origin rugby league match between Queensland and New South Wales. Finally Queensland won a game but all credit to NSW for winning the series. Our friend Iain joined us again to complete the series and seemed most excited about the dinner I prepared.
When in Pattaya last weekend, we picked up this kit and you'll never believe - Tesco Lotus had minced beef and sour cream. I was thrilled though maybe not as much as Mr John and Iain! I don't have a photo of the finished product, we were all clearly too excited. We had a great night and are now looking forward to an extra long weekend with Mr John having both Friday and Monday off.