I have a buddy moving to Hong Kong soon, who asked me about settling in essentials. So I made a listicle of what someone moving to Hong Kong will need. First, it’s best to buy an octopus card, like an oyster card in England. This will allow you to use public transport (trains, buses) and… Continue reading Just landed in Hong Kong?
Thanks dad for everything you do. For giving me a love of cheese and tea. And a love of classic cars, James Bond and Carry On Films. For buying me a book of 100 women who changed History. For picking me up from the airport. For not saying anything when I say I don’t know… Continue reading Thanks dad!
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.
via Daily Prompt: Blossom This year we celebrated Sakurahana in Japan. This is also known as the spring festival. Since I was twelve years old and watching Card Captor Sakura, I have always wanted to visit Japan to see the cherry blossoms. Last year, we saw some by chance, but were a little early… Continue reading Blossom.
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
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.
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.