May 9, 2020

 Click on the image to go to my students poems

Check out the poetry written by my students during lockdown. They were located all across China including Wuhan and Hubei Province. 

There are six volumes in all. Free PDF downloads. click here.

This is my poem


May 6, 2020

I was asked by a friend to create a video for a song he had composed and wrote the lyrics for, so I said yes and here it is.

If you watch it please leave a positive review (of my film) in the YouTube comments section. Thanks.

March 19, 2020

A video I published today on Youtube - check out my channel for more insights into China and the Covid Lockdown.

March 19, 2020

This is a recent article I had published in the HangzhouFeel Newspaper 

Just like most people in Hangzhou we have been avidly watching the CCTV news. Its been wonderful to watch the selfless actions of the doctors, nurses and the citizens of China working together to fi...

March 7, 2020

The view from the 9thfloor – locked down in Hangzhou 2020.

About six months after arriving in Hangzhou during a tornado we were looking forward to spending our first spring festival here. After spending 7 years in Nanjing we were ready for the new and exciting experienc...

February 26, 2020

The Virus Diary of an Expat.

Dr Rob Burton

Xiaxia, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

As of February 3rd 2020 it has been fourteen days since the days (18th, 19th, 20thJanuary 2020) when I could have become infected by the Wuhan virus. I was a teacher and a judge in the...

February 23, 2020

We got out to the supermarket about 18 days after our last trip. here's what we saw. Please share on facebook etc. (You know where I mean :-) ) Thanks. 

February 22, 2020

Download the document by clicking on the picture or here

Read it here

Surviving in the time of the Covid-19 virus – sweating the small stuff

Date Line Hangzhou, China - February 22nd 2020. (edited and title change)  March 14th Hangzhou, China

I have been indoors since the...

February 11, 2020

February 10th 2020

Day 21 since I taught at least 30 students from Wuhan in the big speaking competition I was a teacher and judge at here in Hangzhou. The incubation period of the virus is between six and fourteen days apparently so we are well out of the woods now. Ho...

February 11, 2020

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