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Beijing Masseur Experience

Lately got a bit of stress about working and taking care of the kids during the holidays, so, I thought I would reward myself with some pampering therapy. There's this reflexology and massage and beauty center near my place so decided to check it out. The place is very nice wan and decor was emaculate. Because the place is new, everything smells like brand new leather. Soft music....mmm.....soft lighting...mmmm..... But then here's the thing. I made an appointment with my regular beauty center Leonard Drake earlier but because of some mix-ups, I lost my appointment. But I really wanted someone to pamper me wor. That's why I ended up there....try lah, something new mah....who knows. Furthermore, they're nearer and maybe cheaper leh? Cheaper, definitely. Nearer, sure thing. Better....NOT. With all this beauty and pampering business ah, skill and training is important. Leonard Drake spends a lot of effort, time and money training their staff, that's why they're called professionals. But this one ah, the staff are from Beijing wan wor. I have nothing against foreign workers, let me make this clear first. In fact, I would love to help them earn money for their families back home by patronizing the establishment that they work for. But first, they must be good lor, rite or not? The owner was over-eager while the woman who gave me the massage was over-POWERFUL. Like I said, you're dealing with other people's body and when people go for massage, they're giving you full permission to close the proximity you some more, you know! The woman was super energetic and strong that after the massage, several spots on my body ache to the touch. I feel better lah, muscles more relaxed now but these spots are a bit sore, you know. The business should train their Beijing masseurs so that they don't injure other people. These masseurs should listen to people when people say "Pain. Pain!". The Beijing masseurs should also be taught how to speak Cantonese and understand basic English as well lor. Half the time she goes on yakking about this and that and with my face in that hole, I said "Mmmmm". I don't know what she say mah....then suddenly she do something and I jerk my head around and ask "Ni chuo ser mor ah?" "?????" "???????' "???????????" She talk duck, I talk chicken. How I know what she said? Some more hor, Beijing people got heavy accent when they talk, so, it's very hard to understand. Anyway, should I go back to the establishment and tell them about my sore spots. Not complain but to know, let them know or something. I feel bad about doing it. Maybe I should just disappear and let them be. But what if this happens to other people and they get sued. I also don't want that.

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