Mr Gia Lang
My name is Gia Lang I was born in 1943. I live on my own. I was a refugee, coming to the UK following Vietnam war. My divorce left me alone for so long. I tried to overcome my loneliness by walking around. But I worried about myself, finding difficulty sleeping at night. I played puzzles, games to help me fall asleep. I had no real friends or relatives around. I was so fearful of death. Then I joined Health for All Lychee Chinese Red in 2015. I was shy and quiet at first but now I join in, singing the classical old songs, reminding me of my childhood. The Chinese traditional lunch makes me feel at home, part of a family. I write calligraphy with the other older men, play chess, dance and chat. Coming to Lychee Red has made me happy, confident and no longer alone. Thank you!