Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is something otherworldly. We all know about it, but only enough to associate it with dancing dragons in China Town of our cities. I am no different and it is exactly what I was expecting, even in Beijing. To my surprise, it is way more than that and actually quite amusing in […]

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6 Months of Life in Beijing

See also: 5 Reasons to Study Abroad in Beijing I have now hit that half year mark. I have been living in Beijing, studying, partying and sleeping a lot for six months now. Thinking about it, it is incredible how quickly the time has passed. Looking back at my study abroad experience at UTS in Sydney, […]

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About Making Friends Abroad

See also: Christmas and New Year’s In Beijing Having lived abroad more than once, I’m all too familiar with friends that come and go. When you are an expatriate living or studying abroad, wherever it may be, it is more than likely that it is not forever. You meet people, you make friends, you get close and […]

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VIDEO: Blue Monday Again – Something to Cheer You Up

See also: 5 Reasons to Study Abroad in Beijing

Apparently today, 19th January is the most depressing day of the year – Blue Monday. Or at least it is claimed so by the media and pseudoscientists. I mean your life must really suck to get depressed in just under three weeks into the year! However, if it does suck indeed, here’s a little video compilation I’ve made of Chinese students at CUC making mockery of themselves. That should at least brighten up your Monday a tad bit, whether it’s blue, green or a good old Pink. Check it out:

Now think about how you would feel if you would’ve just done that on stage…

These videos, I’ve made and completely forgot about back in December are from Communication University of China, Television School Christmas Gala Event. This so called ‘carnival’ takes place every year and all students prepare performances, for which there seems to be no guidelines. It’s just foolish fun, that I found embarrassingly funny and I hope you do too!





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