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.
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.
Today I am un-hauling a lot of stuff (as described by Abundantly Minimal on YouTube). I gave away some crafty stuff this morning and I’m now sorting through some bits to list on Asia Expat. Asia Expat is like Gumtree or Free cycle in the UK. We have a lot of stuff collected for “what… Continue reading Giving stuff away in Hong Kong.
So we went to visit the Kerry Hotel bar and lounge after a family dinner nearby. It was beautiful. Owned by Shangri La group, the interior is stunning, classically minimal. There is a viewing platform where you can see the Hong Kong skyline and even a food court to get some dinner. We enjoyed the… Continue reading Visiting the Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong.
Simple Life, Happy Wife. I have found an AMAZING new minimalist Youtube channel. The channel is called “The Messy Minimalist”. She has an amazing house and runs an Inn too! I find it so satisfying as she has SO MUCH STUFF. Self admitted hoarder and “Messy Minimalist” Rachel, takes us through her journey… Continue reading My new Minimalist Obsession
Firstly, you may be thinking what is a hyggekrog? I’ve talked about the Danish word Hygge in my previous posts. This usually means “cosy time” but can extend to self-care, relaxation, down time etc. Hyggekrog refers to a “snug place” (source: wordhippo.com). Disclaimer: My Hyggekrog is not as suave as the featured image. Sidenote: My… Continue reading DIY a Hyggekrog in your apartment.