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.
So I thought I was doing quite a good job with my budget and following very Lagom principles of spending. I was listening to Dave Ramsey recently on Youtube, and decided to redo my budget. Wow. I realised that I my budget wasn’t as rigid as I thought. Although we don’t have any subscriptions or… Continue reading How to make a budget and save money.
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.
The second typhoon in a week rushed past this afternoon. I’m on a come down from visiting my family and having a summer of love. Sadly it’s back to work and back to housework. Bad times. Seems that hubby has reverted from independence to dependence once more as I take care of most of the… Continue reading Rainy day blues.
Today my family and I sat in the family a.k.a my mother’s incubator for creative types. If you have watched silicon valley you will know what this means. My brother is a game designer and my sister is an artist. We were discussing ways to increase passive income and build wealth. Yes, this is… Continue reading Collaborative economy.