Outdoor Paranoia
Attitudes / Children / Emotions / family / Hong Kong / insects / Living in Hong Kong / Mitchell / Natural Environment / Third Culture Kids

Outdoor Paranoia

I’m a bad parent. That’s how I feel when I take Mitchell out exploring. Why you ask? I feel I have let my children down and denied them the simple pleasures of getting down and dirty in the outdoor world. They’ve never truly bush-bashed, been knee deep in mud, tromped through a gently flowing creek … Continue reading

Hong Kong Disneyland: Mystic Point
Disneyland / family / Fun / Hong Kong / Recreation / travel

Hong Kong Disneyland: Mystic Point

The latest addition, and final phase of the new expansion to Hong Kong Disneyland, Mystic Point, is finally open. We’ve been watching this particular area develop from concrete frames into the exotic mansion from behind the construction walls and it is nice to finally see the finished product. Sadly, like the neighbouring land of Grizzly … Continue reading

family / Friends / Fun / Hong Kong / insects / Lifestyle / Natural Environment / Recreation

Swinging through the trees – Tree Top Cottage

We love to explore Hong Kong on the weekends and now the sprogs are slightly older we can join in a few adventure activities. One such place is called Tree Top Cottage. Together with a group of Bethany and Mitchell’s friends we hopped on a bus and ventured out to Lam Tsuen. Escaping from the … Continue reading

Bethany / Chinese New Year / family / Fun / Mitchell / skiing / South Korea / travel

Skiing success… and pain

Last year in Tahoe we had a real challenge – Mitchell just wasn’t interested in skiing. Maybe he wasn’t mature enough, maybe we expected him to be too much like his sister … or maybe he just hates skiing. There were all things we considered but we wanted to give him another opportunity. This year … Continue reading