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streetSNAP: People of Hong Kong Pt.4

The streets of Hong Kong make a wonderful backdrop for portraits of people. I especially like it at about 3pm, when it’s a bit overcast and the light is just … Continue reading

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myHK: Want a Race?!

I recently bought a bicycle! Although it’s tough to find great spots to ride in Hong Kong and I have had a park security guard give me a good chase, … Continue reading

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New China Hand: Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

Who wants to be a millionaire? I do! Especially the cool kind, like Mr. Xiong Shuihua in Xinyu, Jiangxi province. A self-made steel millionaire, Xiong returned to the village where … Continue reading

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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

streetSNAP: Cockenflap!

Clockenflap 2014 was awesome! It was my 5th and my baby’s 1st! Even though we couldn’t stay for the headline acts it was still good fun to be out and … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

myHK: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! HONG KONG EDITION!

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Alrighty folks! Let’s play!!  Let’s hear your best examples of the good, the bad and the ugly in Hong Kong! Here are mine! The…

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

streetSNAP: Beach Camping

I love photography, camping and bodyboarding – It’s not often that i get to do all three! Last weekend i was lucky enough to join the Hong Kong Photography Club … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

myHK: Things NEVER said in Hong Kong

Wherever you go in Hong Kong, you’re most likely going to hear a lot of chatter going on.  But, I’m guessing you’ve never heard my top 10 of, “Things Never … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

New China Hand: We’ve Got You Covered!

Apart from food, what’s the one type of product you’d want to be completely safe before using? Things that are life-and-death, right? Maybe you picked aeroplanes or cars or roller … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

streetSNAP: The Black & White challenge

The 5 day black and white challenge has been doing the rounds on Facebook for the past month or so. The challenge is to take 1 photo a day, for … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

streetSNAP: The Lamma Fun Day

The yearly Lamma Fun day, held 2 Saturdays ago, is a charity event that raises money for poor children in  Nepal through the Child Welfare Scheme. This year there was … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 5 Comments

myHK: We Made It!!

It’s time to break out the champagne!  Our blog is officially 1 year old! And what a year it has been!  Our blog has adapted so much over the year, … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 5 Comments

Lion Rock News: The SHOCKING TRUTH About Chicken Feet!

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Perhaps you’ve been there: gone to dim sum with a local, maybe in your first months in Hong Kong. Enjoyed the delights of Cantonese…

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

streetSNAP: Island Hopping in Hong Kong!

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Lamma Island . There are so many islands in Hong Kong, 263 of them to be exact! Naturally, Lamma Island is my favorite because…

November 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

QQQQQ: Meet the Singer

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Victoria is a member of the International girl group BLUSH. Born in Liverpool, UK, she grew up in Hong Kong and now currently resides…

November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

streetSNAP: Crystal Castles

The familiar shown in an unfamiliar way. That’s how i like to describe my collection of crystal ball images. Out of the 30 in my collection, these are some of … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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