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EnHK: oh where oh where can we bike in HK….?

Bikes in Hong Kong, there’s just no space to store them and few places to ride them. Well today E and I took a drive out of the city to … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

New China Hand: The Long March meets Weekend at Bernie’s?!?

Reports coming from Yunnan province suggest a man was arrested after carrying his deceased father 600km, only a third of the way through a journey back to his hometown in … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

pollipops: Dear Moon,

We’re coming for you!! And by ‘we’, I mean the Japanese!! Bonzai! First, we are going to build a team of robots and send them to stay with you for … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Griffin it! 5 Winter warmers

To me, certain artists, styles of music, albums or even individual tunes are seasonal. That’s to say, they take on an added dimension depending on the time of year. Roy … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Source: Spoons

I’ve mentioned I’m an Architect, mother and love to make things, but I also am a collector. I collect spoons, rocks and bells. I’ve traveled to over 30 countries and … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

EDUcullen: Use Magnetic Words to Get Your Child to Write at Home

Parents often ask teachers, “How do I get my son/daughter to write at home?” One idea: Interest your child by using words that are personally relevant to them. You can … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

street snap: In Soho Hong Kong

The Guest Room is capturing street snaps of Asian cities. Today we’re in Soho on Hollywood Road, Hong Kong. Have you seen one of these before? If you have a … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

myHK: Bad Walkers vs Human Kettles in HK

Winter is on it’s way here in Hong Kong. It was a chilly 19 degrees celsius today! It’s coat and scarf time! Perhaps that’s why I saw extra steam coming … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 12 Comments

EDUcullen: Why Teachers & Parents Shouldn’t Email Each Other

Why Parents and Teachers Shouldn’t Email Each Other Peter Cullen As an educator, I felt bad for everyone involved when a Canadian care centre (following government rules) fined a mother … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

pollipops: the selfie

The Oxford Dictionary has just awarded “selfie” as their 2013 word of the year. Defined as, a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically with a smartphone or webcam … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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