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Advice from a Wise Friend

It is so easy to compare our lives to our friends’. It’s difficult to remember that everyone has a different timeline. I have friends who are married, divorced, single and mothers. None of them are wrong or right, they are just different. I met with a friend who is very successful, probably my most successful…… Continue reading Advice from a Wise Friend

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Donguri Republic Hong Kong

Donguri Republic is a store dedicated to all things Ghibli. In Hong Kong, there are two locations. The first is in Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui. The second is in Times Square, Causeway bay. I had friends visiting who are both Ghibli fans, so I ended up going to both stores last week. The stores…… Continue reading Donguri Republic Hong Kong

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Oosouji

I’ve read that in Japan at the end of the year, people take part in “oosouji” or “big cleaning”. Post Christmas and New Year is the perfect time to do so as we all acquire too much and there is a build up of chores after two weeks of relaxing. The Chinese have a similar…… Continue reading Oosouji

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Blogmas Day 13- A gift for someone you don’t know well

Today I was very grateful to receive a lovely gift from a colleague. She is a lovely, cheerful lady who gifted me a beautiful Cath Kidston shopping bag. I want to get her a return gift, however don’t know her extremely well. In the end I did a bit of googling but could only find…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 13- A gift for someone you don’t know well

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Blogmas Day 9 – A very hygge Party

Saturday we held a little hygge gathering in the apartment. Close friends came to celebrate before hubby and I head back to the UK for Christmas and New Year. To give them a true British experience, we had mince pies, bucks fizz and sausage rolls. Everyone left full and Merry, which was my MO. I’m…… Continue reading Blogmas Day 9 – A very hygge Party