Flips & Kicks Plus is running a one week martial arts training camp at The British School of Beijing (BSB) Shunyi, suitable for kids aged 6-12 years. Camp activities will include karate training (goju ryu), practice kata, bunkai, throwing, and pad work. Expert karate coaches and foreign group coaches will ensure the camp is both safe and a whole lot of fun. The camp will run from Monday July 20 to Friday July 24.
There are two camp options: half day 9am-12noon RMB 1,980, or full day 9am-2.30pm RMB 3,080. All current Flips & Kicks Plus members, BSB students, and this year’s summer campers from Daystar Academy, will get a 10 per cent discount. Water will be provided, but campers must bring their own water bottle. Lunch is available for an additional fee. To register, contact (Fredrik 151 2009 8062 / 137 1846 2044 or Kai 158 1068 6744, firstname.lastname@example.org) www.flipsandkicksplus.com
Not An Illusion Photography
There are some great savings to be made with the summer sale at Not An Illusion. Items in the sale include customized photo books, crystal prints, calendars, posters, and fridge magnets. All sales of items from the Portraits of Himalayans series, which includes amazing art prints and postcards, will go towards fundraising for Kathmandu Dhalko refugee camp. The images capture the beauty of the environment and the community, with themes including women of the Himalayas, kids, pilgrims, and the valley. Family portraits make great memories and wonderful gifts for friends and family. Take your family outside of the studio and into nature, with family portrait locations this summer including Beijing and Yunnan Dali. To reserve a time slot email email@example.com
Newly opened is Balmain Gourmet Meat & Grill on Yu Yang Road. The people behind some of Beijing’s best sausages have opened up a restaurant. Open daily from 10am-8pm, during July and August you can enjoy a free cappuccino or latte whilst picking up both fresh and frozen Balmain products. From September, the restaurant will be offering a menu to include gourmet hotdogs, house cured bacons, and much more.
Balmain Gourmet’s fresh pork sausages include Lincolnshire, Cumberland, wild garlic with cracked black pepper, and Mexican jalapeno flavors. They come in two sausage sizes: perfect for dinner or breakfast. Prices range from RMB 75-100 per 500g pack, RMB 150-200 per kilo. There’s also a beef bratwurst on the menu, plus gourmet beef and lamb burgers RMB 20 per 120g burger. The sausage rolls are made with Belgium butter, RMB 20 each. Gluten free sausages and burgers are available. All sausages and burgers are handmade from fresh cuts, and contain no preservatives, additives, or MSG. Free delivery service for orders over RMB 500.
In need a chest freezer, for your home, office, or school? Order RMB 2,000 worth of Balmain products and receive, at no cost and delivered direct to your door, a chest freezer valued at RMB 1,800. For more details on Balmain products and offers, contact (186 0003 9708, firstname.lastname@example.org)
beijingkids Shunyi Correspondent Sally Wilson moved to Beijing in 2010 from the UK with her husband and son. Her daughter was born here in 2011 and both her kids keep her happily busy. In her spare time, Sally loves to stroll through Beijing’s hutongs and parks. She is a (most of the time) keen runner and loves reading: books, magazines, news, and celeb websites – anything really. Sally is also a bit of a foodie and loves trying out new restaurants.
Photos: courtesy of Flips & Kicks Plus, Not An Illusion Photography, Christopher Craig (Flickr)