Notice posted recently in my Beijing apartment compound:
"Re: Holiday period security
New Year's Day period, strengthens the safe guard work, asks you to come in and go out the building on own initiative to carry access card. Regarding the visit visitor, like is unable to determine the concrete room number, the great hall security temporarily does not give the gate and informs the property department to carry on the inquiry, the relation.
Holiday period like you egress, please close, the windows and doors, closes the electric circuit, the closure water supply pipe valve, and informs the property department urgent telephone.
We apologize for any inconvenience that might be caused.
- The Management."
Thank God they cleared that up.
On that note, I will indeed be closing my electric circuit and water supply pipe valve next week while I take some Easter Holidays. I should be back on April 9. As we say in China at Easter - May you find many many eggs, and may they not be a hundred years old.