The Guest Room

A Hong Kong blog that does a lot more than blog

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myHK: The Guest Room is OUT OF CONTROL!!!

  How’s it going everyone? I hope you’re all having a good week. For me it’s been a bit tough getting back in work mode after the Chinese New Year … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

myHK: Nice One, Hong Kong!

Hello Hong Kong! I’m proud to announce that we were able to raise $7,000 for a family in Hong Kong that has fallen on some VERY tough times! I wrote … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

myHK: My Letter to the Down Syndrome Community

With World Down Syndrome Day fast approaching, I thought it’d be a good time for me to get some thoughts out. My letter to the down syndrome community.    As … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 4 Comments

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

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

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

December 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

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: I’m Going to do Something Crazy!

I’m writing this blog quickly now before last night’s alcohol leaves my system, causing me to change my mind…   Last night was a blast! I went to Drum Jam … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

myHK: How about a little rant…

Did anyone watch the Hong Kong vs Argentina football match at Hong Kong Stadium last night? Many were shown a powerful display by some of the best footballing talents in … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

impactHK: Coffin Homes on HK Island. The Visit!

This past Thursday we handed out the $5000 that we raised at our last junk boat party for those living in caged and coffin homes. Our last handout was in the … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

myHK: I have a confession to make…

Photo by Sean Creamer   I have a confession to make… I’m addicted to reality T.V. It all started for me back in the days of Real World and I … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

myHK: When I Think of Hong Kong…

  When I think of Hong Kong, I think of opportunity. When I think of opportunity, I think of challenges. When I think of challenges, I think of money. When … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · 4 Comments

myHK: Just Happy in Hong Kong

This past weekend marked the start of another year of football for the Hong Kong Dragons Football Team, with our annual camping trip.  It wasn’t tent camping, as we all … Continue reading

September 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

New China Hand: Don’t Fence Me In!

  Who doesn’t love a good themed restaurant? Exactly. Everyone likes pairing their dining experience with a bit of fantasy, or even a dollop of role-play, thrown in. From the … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

streetSNAP: People of Lamma Island Pt.3

I hope you have enjoyed the ‘People of Lamma Island’ series. This is the final installment for now, but don’t worry there will be more to come in the future. … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

myHK: Mr.J Goes Full Buddha!

  So the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is done! As you may have seen in my last blog, I did take part in it, continuing the wave by passing it … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

myHK: Mr.J Dumps Ice on his Head!

This past weekend I accepted my nomination to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.     I kind of figured that the nomination would eventually catch up with me.  It … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

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