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Things found in a Hong Kong apartment.

So I’ve lived in Hong Kong a while. If you visit someone’s house you may find one or many of these items. Some if not most I have never seen in western homes. 1. Door God Supposed to keep out unwanted guests. Frightening. 2. Shrine If visiting a Buddhist family, you may find a shrine… Continue reading Things found in a Hong Kong apartment.

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The Novalash Hong Kong experience.

So yesterday I went to the Novalash salon here in Hong Kong. I had major gaps on the left side, which may be down to the way my eyelashes grow. Anyway, I needed them sorting out. I went to the salon in central Hong Kong, located in Central.  I arrived at the salon after work,… Continue reading The Novalash Hong Kong experience.

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JCCAC 2.0 Arts Fair Hong Kong.

Yesterday I went back to JCCAC Handicraft fair for another day out with creative types. I found it bigger and busier than last time. I saw the Really free market again, this time offering free services.  These included, Henna, Chinese poetry, Chinese tea, Leather work and STEM games. I had the Henna done, by far… Continue reading JCCAC 2.0 Arts Fair Hong Kong.

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Giving stuff away in Hong Kong.

Today I am un-hauling a lot of stuff (as described by Abundantly Minimal on YouTube). I gave away some crafty stuff this morning and I’m now sorting through some bits to list on Asia Expat. Asia Expat is like Gumtree or Free cycle in the UK. We have a lot of stuff collected for “what… Continue reading Giving stuff away in Hong Kong.

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Submit your favourite recipes here!

As I mentioned before, I’m taking part in the McMillan coffee morning at the end of this month. I’m seriously looking for recipe and baking inspiration. I want to make something that will suit western and Asian taste buds. Vegan recipes are also very welcome!  If you submit your recipe, a donation will be made… Continue reading Submit your favourite recipes here!

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Scamming creative types.

So recently I was rejected from a publisher because I wasn’t a member of the publishing group and needed to pay for a membership. What? Seems fishy. Decided to leave it. Potential waste of time/ money and doesn’t improve my writing credentials to buy publishing right? My brother, an artist, submitted work for a competition… Continue reading Scamming creative types.