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International marriage.

A lot of people in the blogging and vlogging world have talked about international marriage. It is not doubt just as difficult as any other marriage and I certainly don’t claim that it is more difficult! However, there are some things that you need to discuss and figure out before you enter into an international… Continue reading International marriage.

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Reality of Living Abroad.

I have written a few posts about living abroad. The thing is, the reality is very different to the fantasy. This week was Father’s Day which got me thinking. If you are very close to your family, as I am, it may be extremely difficult to move away. To be honest there have been times… Continue reading Reality of Living Abroad.

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Rainy Day Hygge in Hong Kong.

Today was another rainy day, marking the end of a rainy week. We had a little adventure in Tseung Kwan O, as I wanted to see an illustration exhibition that had popped up. We walked around and the mall was super crowded. At least ten different tour groups were milling about. We tried for an… Continue reading Rainy Day Hygge in Hong Kong.

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“Your Name” Illustration Roadshow Hong Kong

This weekend there is an illustration fair in Tseung Kwan O, Popcorn Mall. The exhibition features illustrations from the movie “Your Name”, which I love. At the exhibition, you can also buy prints and merchandise featuring the art and sketches from the movie. Below are some of my favourite images from the roadshow.    … Continue reading “Your Name” Illustration Roadshow Hong Kong

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Madam S’ate Drinks and Dinner.

Delicious drinks and dinner last night, marked the start of the weekend and the end of a busy week. Colleagues and I toasted the end of a big project. We headed to Madam S’ate a bar in Civic Square, Elements. I had not been before but tagged along in search of cider. We ordered fish… Continue reading Madam S’ate Drinks and Dinner.

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How to learn a second language.

In this blog I talk about my experiences of learning languages. I speak English well, Cantonese fairly well and French and Japanese. If you study languages, you may be away of terms such as “Native Speaker”, L1, L2, bilingual etc. Although my first language is English, I would class my second language as Cantonese. Yet,… Continue reading How to learn a second language.