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myHK:Our Volunteers

I love Fridays!!  Bring on the weekend!! Last night we had another huge handout in Sham Shui Po.  We handed out a ton of food and drinks to a very … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · 7 Comments

impactHK:Event 22 Announcement Plus a Story

Hey everyone, First, let me give a big THANKS to those of you who came out last night!  It was a very last minute announcement for Event 21, but considering … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

myHK: Great Opportunity for YOU!!

Hello Hong Kong!! As you probably know by now…. Due to my not stop social media presence/annoying behaviour, I am in the beginning stage of starting a new charity in … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a 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: 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

streetSNAP: The Streets of Hong Kong

Black and White street photos from around Tsim Sha Tsui, North Point and Mong Kok. Next time on streetSnap, some of my abstract HK work. If you like my photos … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · 4 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

New China Hand: All’s Well in Beijing…

Some disturbing news in the international press this week: despite being forbidden, some Beijing residents have resorted to sinking their own wells because of a serious water shortage in parts … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

streetSNAP: Mid-Autumn Festival

I was supposed to show some of my new street photography work but instead i thought i just had to share my Mid Autumn Festival pics from last week. I … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

QQQQQ: Meet the HK Apartment Designer

Juliana is the owner and principal designer at JAR Design, a company that specializes in renovations of both residential and commercial properties in Hong Kong.  Juliana has been practicing architecture … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · 3 Comments

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

myHK: Woke Up Feeling Guilty…

  Morning folks! Yes, as the title says, I woke up this morning feeling quite guilty… Not because I’m exhausted from watching both full football matches last night, (with both … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

myHK: Marry a Prince and his Magic Lips

Yo Walt Disney!  STOP pushing marriage on my toddler!!   As a father of a precious little girl, I do have fears when it comes to my daughter growing up … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 5 Comments

Lion Rock News: How HK Solves its English-Language Problem – NOW WITH QUIZ!!!!

  How does Hong Kong solve it’s English-language problem? By using abbreviations for absolutely everything! Why have difficult syllables, when you can use easy letters? Simples! Try out your HK … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

NewChinaHand:Baby Hatch Closes

Sad news this week as a baby hatch in the southern city of Guangzhou was forced to close as staff were overwhelmed by the numbers of anonymously-abandoned babies. Although abandoning … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · 8 Comments

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