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Weekend typhoon Hygge.

Today there is a typhoon, signal number 8 in Hong Kong. We are hiding out in the apartment watching Gossip Girl and drinking tea. How glorious. It is most welcome after the week I’ve had running around working on various things. I hope you’re enjoying a lazy Sunday. I’m enjoying mine for sure! Thanks for… Continue reading Weekend typhoon Hygge.

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Fall Anti-haul 2017.

I recently started watching a really nice channel on Youtube, called “Abundantly Minimal”. It’s run by a lady Sarah, and her husband, who document their minimalism journal, as well as their vegan and frugal lifestyle. You can check them out here.   So Sarah documents “unhauling” items that she no longer needs. She states that… Continue reading Fall Anti-haul 2017.

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UK Alumni Awards.

I recently discovered that the British Council are holding an “Alumni Awards”. The awards are for students who have studied in the UK, and have since gone on to work overseas. There are categories for social awareness, entrepreneurship and contributions to society. You can read about previous winners here.   Previous winners of the award… Continue reading UK Alumni Awards.

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Mooncake festival traditions and etiquette.

Mooncake festival (or Mid Autumn Festival) is fast approaching so I wanted to learn more about the history and traditions surrounding mooncakes. We recently received a lovely box of mooncakes from our good friends, so I thought it was fitting to make a blog post about mooncakes! I certainly never heard of mooncakes or even… Continue reading Mooncake festival traditions and etiquette.

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Hong Kong’s first MacMillan Coffee Morning.

So I held a MacMillan coffee morning at my place this weekend. I don’t believe it’s been done on Hong Kong before (please correct me if I’m wrong). It was held in honour of my Nan who battled cancer for many years. She was a beautiful lady and a beautiful soul. Here are the pictures… Continue reading Hong Kong’s first MacMillan Coffee Morning.