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Category Archives: myHK

myHK: Time to Catch Me Some Fish!

E. Coli levels in Victoria Harbour are dropping faster than a politicians promise on election day! Now is the time people!  Coral has been spotted for the first time in decades! … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

myHK: What a Tricky Scenario!

I don’t know if I’m going through a mid life crisis, or if I’m finally waking up. But I’ve got this reoccurring thought running through my head these days. “You … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 8 Comments

myHK: How Well do you Know Hong Kong? Take the quiz!!

How much do you really know about Hong Kong? We’ve designed a 20 question quiz to test your 852 knowledge! Good luck and let us know your score in the … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · 8 Comments

myHK: To Pee or Not to Pee?

To Pee or Not to Pee?  That is the question! Pee pee, poo poo talks are dominating the interwebs here in Hong Kong these days!! Hmmm… this is interesting….8^/ I … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · 11 Comments

Off We Go: The Land of Oz!

I just arrived back from an incredible week in Margaret River, Australia. It’s a small town 3 hours south of Perth. It really is a gorgeous place and if you … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 5 Comments

pollipops: This Story is NUTS!!

Are there any festival goers out there?! Perhaps you’re looking for one of the hardest festivals out there, but isn’t too long. How about the Kanamara Matsuri Festival?! Oh, you … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

myHK: I’m a Yoga Dude !

  Yes, it’s true.  I’ve packed up my football boots for the yoga mat. After the summer, I thought I’d give competitive football one more kick.  And I have to … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · 8 Comments

pollipops:I’m a Belieber !

I’m a Belieber !! I have to admit, after typing this title, I took a glance behind me to see if anyone saw me write it. Justin Bieber, a fellow … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

myHK: #1 Problem with the HK Public School System

Well folks, I found a problem! Yes, I know… there are quite a few… But, here is the biggest! Exams! “Duh!” you say. Well, let me break it down for … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 9 Comments

pollipops:Get Your FREAK On!

  “Go shorty! It’s your birthday! We’re gonna party like it’s your birthday!” Classic! Who doesn’t love that song?! The North Koreans… that’s who… In North Korea, the dictatorship limits all … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

myHK:The City that … SLEEPS !

      Hong Kong and New York are always compared for their pace, diversity and size. But when it comes to New York’s motto, “The city that never sleeps!” … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 4 Comments

pollipops: Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

I’m going to make a very simple and obvious statement.Everything you have done in your life is the result of you having had the opportunity to do so.Over the past … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

myHK: 10 Best Reasons to Live in Hong Kong

When we first came to Hong Kong eight years ago, I would never have guessed that we’d be here this long.  However, our choice in staying here is has never … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 17 Comments

pollipops: Hong kong! Let’s Do Something Great This Weekend !

Happy Friday everyone! This week’s pollipops is a little different because hopefully you will be directly involved in it. I have a good friend in Hong Kong who sadly lost … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

my HK: Have you been in HK too long?

Have you been in Hong Kong too long ? Hong Kong is a city that can make or break you. Some thrive and some barely survive. I’ve seen the kindest … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 19 Comments

Pollipops: DOG POOP NEWS!

  In Naples, Italy they are starting to implement a new plan to DNA test dog poo, to catch lazy dog owners. Yes, that’s right! And this plan is also … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

myHK: speak ENGLISH!

I come from Canada. One of the most multicultural countries in the world. I get back to Vancouver almost every summer. I absolutely love summers in Vancouver! When I’m back … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 6 Comments

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