I suffer from pretty bad social anxiety. It began a year after I moved to Hong Kong, and got worse during the time that I was studying. I lost a lot of confidence interacting with people socially, and people often thought I was being rude. I do have the British reserve anyway, but perhaps the… Continue reading I beat social anxiety for a day.
I’m addicted to Youtube tutorials, declutter series, DITL videos and videos that I probably shouldn’t waste my life watching. I had a failed stint as a Youtuber, talking about my daily life in Hong Kong. At the moment I’m making more documentary style videos. However, a sunday treat for me after a long Hong Kong… Continue reading Five Bloggers you should be following.
I am beginning to make new career goals now that I have completed my Master’s degree. Although I have plans about my career, moving to Hong Kong has changed what I am able to do, as it is, let’s say, niche. I spent the last two years studying and working, and the two years before… Continue reading Asian Career Expectations and advice from Ram Dass.
So this Valentine’s day fell on a weekday, which was fine. Hubby and I used to spend the evening or another day together, no big deal. This year, sadly, I got sick, and had to work whilst feeling sick and taking super drowsy medicine. I spent the day feeling terrible listening to single girls excitedly… Continue reading No FOMO Valentine’s Day.
Last year, I read Helen Russell’s book, “The Year of Living Danishly”. It was a fantastic read, I will go into my new found obsession with Denmark in another post. What I enjoyed reading about was “Hygge” or cosy time that the Danes enjoy in the Winter time. Essentially, people lock themselves away and make… Continue reading Hygge, Hong Kong, Husband.
When I was at University, I was lucky enough to join the BREDEX programme. This is a programme for students from Oxford or the University of London to teach English in Romania. I wanted to travel, so this was a perfect opportunity for me. I was in Romania for almost 3 months, at a university… Continue reading Living in Romania.
Many people come to Asia for travel, work or study. Some people, like me, extend their stay for longer than they anticipated. Other people come for work, or their partner’s work. Where I live, in Hong Kong, many people come to work in the banking industry, or are transferred from places such as Singapore or… Continue reading Seeking employment in Asia