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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: 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

myHK: Feelings Smeelings!

Good day everyone, As many of you know, I’m a primary school teacher here in Hong Kong at a local public school.  I’ve actually been at my current school for … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

pollipops: OMG!! What’s that??

Semmes Alabama is a cute little town in Alabama with a population just under 3,000. The highlight of their Winter season and perhaps the whole year is the Christmas parade. … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

myHK: Pet PEEVES !!

Now that I’m a permanent resident of Hong Kong, I think it’s time for me to get some things off my chest! Before this, there was that trembling fear of … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 19 Comments

Street snap: The Barbers Shop

Traditional barbers can still be found all over Hong Kong. Unfortunately they don’t do any surgery, dentistry or bloodletting as was done in medieval time. They do however cut hair … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

pollipops: Haze of Our Lives

Here at TheGuestRoom we like to be fair and balanced.  There’s one story that is getting a lot of air time out here and around the world.  Pollution in China! … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

NewChinaHand: The Scratch

We’ve all been there: you really want something… no, try harder: you REALLY want something! And for whatever reason the only thing between you and that thing is a loved … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · 5 Comments

EnHK: Christmas TREE Mobile!

We are counting down the days to Christmas in my house. When I saw this idea, I just had to give it a try. It’s so easy if you have … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

Griffin it! Dollar, Dollar Bin, Yo!

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” or so the saying goes. Over the years, I’ve certainly found my fair share of musical gems hidden away at the bottom of … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

pollipops: Pesticide vs Ice Cream

By now you have probably heard of the boyfriend who jumped 7 floors down to his eventual death in a Chinese shopping mall. Basically after five hours of Christmas shopping, … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Source: It’s TREE time!

I get very excited every year and now my daughter has joined me in this anticipated excitement of decorating the Christmas tree. I thought I would play it safe this … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment


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December 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

Street snap: Soho, HK

The Guest Room is capturing street snaps of Asian cities. Today we’re in Soho, Hong Kong. Yes, I love Soho…. I was so taken by this moment, I had to … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

myHK: The Interview!

For the past six years I have been so lucky to spend a part of my Saturdays coaching football to a lovely group of boys with Downs syndrome and Autism.  This experience has been … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · 9 Comments

Collage 3

I’m not typically a fan of mint colours, but I love how mint worked in these spaces.  How about this headboard idea? Add a large full size mirror with a … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

pollipops: Top 5

Good morning pollipoppers! Simply put, here are my top five photos from this past week. Let me know in the comments which photo you liked best. Youth Everyone should have … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

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