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impactHK:Who’s Ready for Event 9?!

Hello Hong Kong! We had a great start to 2015 with a very successful hand out last month.  Let’s keep this momentum going and make some more positive impact! Event … Continue reading

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streetSNAP: The Funeral Street part 1

Ever wanted to buy kitchen ware? Go to Shanghai Street. What about toys? Go to Fuk Wing Street. Cheap electronic and camera accessories? Ap Liu Street. But what if you … Continue reading

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impactHK:Another Good One!

How’s it going Hong Kong?! As many of you have seen on our Facebook page, we had another successful handout to the homeless in the Sham Shui Po area last … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

streetSNAP: Lunchtime Dreamers part3!

Sleeping on the job, again? The lunchtime dreamers are back! If you missed them, here are Parts 1 and Part 2. Next time on streetSNAP, the streets! Cheers Sean

January 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

NewChinaHand: Gender (Im)balance

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Female? Aged over 27? Still not married? No boyfriend, even? You probably don’t even want to know what they’d call you in China… And…

January 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

streetSNAP: South Africa

Happy New Year everyone! I’m back in Hong Kong after 2 weeks in South Africa visiting family and friends. Unfortunately, my trip did not involve much in the way of … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · 7 Comments

street SNAP: Small Fry

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What would you expect to catch when fishing in HK? Polystyrene boxes? Plastic Bags? Boots(I’ve seen it happen), or in this weather, a cold?…

January 7, 2015 · 2 Comments

myHK: MTR People Gone Wild!

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? The MTR in Hong Kong is full of characters!  A people watchers paradise!  Here are a few of my favorites! Manipedis “Clip! Clip!…

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

myHK:The Time is Now!

“I can’t believe it’s 2015 already!” Well what year did you think it was?!   Yes, a new year is upon us and we’re gonna be another year older soon. … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · 6 Comments

myHK: my New Year’s Resolution

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Happy New Year Everyone! Well it’s that time again… Time for a fresh start! Time to make some big changes! Time to think big…

December 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

myHK: 2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

impactHK: Event 8 Announcement!

Hey everyone!  It’s been too long!! I hope you all are having a great Christmas holidays. Last week, we helped hand out nearly 1000 presents to underprivileged children in Kowloon. … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

pollipops: Christmas, Win or Fail ??!

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Well, here we are celebrating another Christmas.  A time for family, presents and people with no creative skill sets taking on innovative tasks like…

December 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Street snap: Merry Christmas!!

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To all the people staying in Hong Kong for the festive season,  enjoy a merry winter solstice and a Happy New Year! The images…

December 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

streetSNAP: Mai Po

Mai Po is a nature reserve, managed by the WWF, near Yuen Long. It has many different species of birds and inter-tidal mangroves.It’s a great place to see wildlife in … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

myHK: Little Red Riding Hood’s Granny Dies!

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Little Red Riding Hood’s Granny Dies!! Or does she? I’m finishing up night time stories with my daughter E, when she gives me the…

December 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

New China Hand: 10 things we learned from the Occupy movement.

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? ? ? ? It has been a rollercoaster ride for supporters and opponents of the Occupy movement in Hong Kong, with the police…

December 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

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