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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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DIY a Hyggekrog in your apartment.

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). Sidenote: My husband will no doubt see this Danish vocabulary and see the word… Continue reading DIY a Hyggekrog in your apartment.

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Enjoying a rainy day. Storm crafts.

The rain continues in Hong Kong today, and the government have issued a Red Rain Signal and Typhoon Signal Number 3. These are moderately serious but most schools are closed and some offices. As we live far out I am officially working from home, but unofficially relaxing. When I was young, my parents coined the… Continue reading Enjoying a rainy day. Storm crafts.

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Lagom. Not too little, not too much.

I recently heard the word Lagom floating around Instagram. I decided to explore. I found that it means “not too little, not too much”. Roughly translated from Swedish. It is the idea of living within your means. As someone who suffers with anxiety, I have rituals about spending and saving money, which gives me reassurance.… Continue reading Lagom. Not too little, not too much.