|A Weekend of Art in Beijing
By Julian Tavalin
Ashley Silver and James Fletcher were my first contact with TGS, and I was immediately struck by how they both balanced a high degree of professionalism with being very relaxed and easy going. From the moment I sat down, I didn’t feel the usual scrutiny and pressure of a job interview. I felt like these people were genuinely interested in who we were, the expats in China, and what we could offer to enrich the experience of the students who were slated to arrive in the country within six weeks. Read more...
By Marta Guevara
"Look, look up there, I can see it now", I don't turn around. I want the Wall to find me, and not vice versa. If it's as big as they say, well, let it impress me by showing itself. I keep still in the bus looking out the window. I'm close to the front since I get dizzy in the back of the bus. About 15 minutes go by, more sightings are shared amongst the students. I'm stubborn and refuse to look.
Embracing the challenge I have set for it, we turn around a corner, and there it is in front of me. The mountain chain, and at its top: the "old dragon." It curls its sleek body up and down the outline of the mountains. It lies there quiet, imposing and grandiose. Read more...