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.
Had an amazing day today at the Vans HK event “House of Vans” in Central Hong Kong! They provided skateboards for you to use in the make-shift skatepark. I haven’t skated in years but I did okay. I arrived early and was the first girl on the park! Later some more joined, although a lot… Continue reading Amazing day at House of Vans!
Here are some pictures from our mid autumn festival celebrations. We had a lovely walk in the park with our Gudetama Lantern!
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.
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.
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.
So I thought I was doing quite a good job with my budget and following very Lagom principles of spending. I was listening to Dave Ramsey recently on Youtube, and decided to redo my budget. Wow. I realised that I my budget wasn’t as rigid as I thought. Although we don’t have any subscriptions or… Continue reading How to make a budget and save money.