Here are some snaps from my recent trip to Ocean Park, Hong Kong. I was lucky enough to be gifted a ticket so I went for a little adventure! I’m not so into the rides and in my previous Ocean Park post, I mentioned this! Having braved the roller coaster last time, I decided to… Continue reading Ocean Park 2018
Yesterday, Hubby and I were invited to his Mum’s-cousin’s-house for dinner. We arrived at six, to a grand feast laid on the table and ten hungry Taiwanese relatives waiting to be fed. We sat down to eat, and every time we finished a dish, a new one appeared. It was such a marvel. Grateful, to… Continue reading The Grand Taiwanese Buffet.
Today is a reset day for me and what better way to reset than by baking a delicious snack! I’m adapting a recipe from Sophie Dahl’s cookbook “Miss Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights”. The recipe calls for apples, raisins butter, brown sugar and cinnamon. I’m adapting mine, using apples (naturally) cinnamon, lemon juice and sugar. First core… Continue reading Sunday Hygge: Baking Apples
This week I was able to meet up with most of my pals who were back home for the holidays. My favourite conversation was with two of my friends in a small tea shop in Colchester. One of the friends also lives in Asia, and visits us occasionally. She was the one who really encouraged… Continue reading Advice from Oracle and new goals.
Hubby’s family celebrated Thanksgiving this year and I was thinking of all the things that make me thankful. Friends, family and wonderful opportunities. I’m grateful for my life in Hong Kong and my hubby. What are you thankful for?
Hong Kong has a big overtime culture. However, I am very fortunate that usually I am home by 7.30pm. This is very rare. Yesterday hubby came home at 1am. I know we work in different industries, however, I do think that is a bit much. Is it uncommon? Or is it reasonable? What is your… Continue reading What’s your work cut off point?
I just watched two inspiring videos. One by Dave Ramsey about the financial benefits of being married and one by a YouTube I just discovered called Mignon Cobra. I always enjoy listening to Dave’s videos because they reaffirm a lot of my life choices and beliefs. I’m trying to live frugally to ensure I can… Continue reading Don’t be afraid.