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Gareth Morris is a university language teacher. He is also a part-time doctoral student. Gareth first moved to China in 2005 and, after spending a couple of years back in the UK studying for his PGCE and Masters, has now returned to the city he calls home. During his time in China Gareth has travelled extensively. His travels have taken him from Beijing and Xian to Kunming and Haikou. He has also spent time in Hong Kong and Macao. In addition to this, Gareth has lived in a number of countries across Europe, North and Central America and Asia. Closer to home, Gareth has enjoyed visiting numerous localities within Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui. His Livingsu column will explore local places of interest found within walking distance of Metro line 1.

Sports Clubs 6 - The Rugby Club Revisited

Nov 27, 2018

It wasn't so long ago that I was writing about the rugby club, but a lot can happen in a year or two. Players come and go, teams evolve and clubs can entirely disappear. ...

Sports Clubs 5 – Children's Clubs

Oct 18, 2017

It's obviously not possible to mention every sports club for children that operates in Suzhou, and as some have been covered previously I'll focus instead on a few that ...

Overseas Travel 5 – England

Sep 12, 2017

Writing about travelling in England is as difficult as it is easy. As soon as I think of places to visit in the U.K. an almost endless list of possibilities spring to ...

Sports Clubs 4 – Tennis in Suzhou

Aug 16, 2017

This has been a year in which some of the most celebrated and famous tennis players rolled back the years and demonstrated just why they are so good, and have been for ...

Overseas Travel 4 – Australia

Jul 19, 2017

Australia is one of those countries I had heard lots about but never actually visited until relatively recently, when a conference presentation in Brisbane took me ...

Sports Clubs 3 – The Cricket Club

Jun 15, 2017

The Suzhou Cricket Club has been a part of the expatriate sporting scenery for as long as I can remember since I returned to the city in 2011. Training out of the Du Shu ...

Overseas Travel 3 – Malaysia

May 18, 2017

For a year when I lived in Thailand the furthest south I got in Malaysia was Georgetown. Living in Bangkok, and with the islands in the south, perhaps it was somewhat ...

Sports Clubs 2 - The Hockey Club

Apr 20, 2017

I don't think I can remember field hockey featuring very much, if at all, during my first stint in Suzhou. During my second time it wasn't until a few years ago that I ...

Overseas Travel 2 – Wales

Apr 5, 2017

With stunning coastline and beautiful scenery, Wales is a country that really does offer fantastic value for money when it comes to travel. The fact that England, ...

Sports Clubs 1 – The Rugby Club

Feb 24, 2017

Arguably the club with the best training facilities in the city, the Suzhou Rugby Club, also known as the 'Late Knights', is Suzhou's premier rugby team. Drawing players ...

Overseas Travel 1 - Japan

Dec 6, 2016

There are arguably so many places that one could write about or justify writing about that it is difficult to know where to start. For ease of travel from China in terms ...

City Spotlight 14 - Sporting Events

Nov 3, 2016

When I first arrived in Suzhou the opportunity to participate in sporting events as an expatriate seemed not to extend very far beyond the weekly football league. This ...

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