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Mooncake festival traditions and etiquette.

Mooncake festival (or Mid Autumn Festival) is fast approaching so I wanted to learn more about the history and traditions surrounding mooncakes. We recently received a lovely box of mooncakes from our good friends, so I thought it was fitting to make a blog post about mooncakes! I certainly never heard of mooncakes or even… Continue reading Mooncake festival traditions and etiquette.

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Hong Kong’s first MacMillan Coffee Morning.

So I held a MacMillan coffee morning at my place this weekend. I don’t believe it’s been done on Hong Kong before (please correct me if I’m wrong). It was held in honour of my Nan who battled cancer for many years. She was a beautiful lady and a beautiful soul. Here are the pictures… Continue reading Hong Kong’s first MacMillan Coffee Morning.

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How to host a MacMillan coffee morning.

This weekend I held the Macmillan coffee morning at my home in Hong Kong. I don’t think people in Hong Kong know much about it. Basically the Macmillan coffee morning is used to raise money and awareness for Macmillan cancer research. I signed up for the party kit and it arrived a few days before… Continue reading How to host a MacMillan coffee morning.

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Fall bucket list. Fall 2017.

Fall is almost here! Also known as Autumn to my British readers. I made a summer bucket list a couple of months ago. As Mid autumn festival approaches, I have decided to make a fall bucket list. All of the ideas are very cheap or free. Although we don’t get crunchy leaves, sweet smelling cold… Continue reading Fall bucket list. Fall 2017.

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Things found in a Hong Kong apartment.

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.