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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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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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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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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.

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Disappointing “The Standard” kindergarten fair.

So yesterday I attended the Standard’s Kindergarten fair in Hong Kong. I’m not having a baby or anything but there was a talk about bilingual children that I really wanted to listen to. We plan to raise our future children as bilingual so for that reason I was really interested in going. I had registered… Continue reading Disappointing “The Standard” kindergarten fair.

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Adventures in Peterborough.

Today, I went to Peterborough cathedral and art museum. I had a great time and learnt a lot about history! It pleased my inner Viking! I even found some Hong Kong tourists ┬áin the cathedral. Here are some pictures from my trip. Of course I finished the adventure with a cup of tea and slice… Continue reading Adventures in Peterborough.