What’s in the Hawker’s Bazaar? – Sham Shui Po
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What’s in the Hawker’s Bazaar? – Sham Shui Po

On an inconspicuous corner opposite the Sham Shui Po Police Station sits a rather unusual sight, even for this poorer part of Hong Kong. At first glance it looks like a shanty village. Covered in tarpaulins and striped canvas there is very little to indicate what is inside or whether one SHOULD even venture inside. … Continue reading

A Stitch in Time …
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A Stitch in Time …

Once upon a time in 2008, Bethany met Stitch for the first time at Hong Kong Disneyland … He doesn’t come out often these days for photos, however yesterday (over 5 years later) we were in luck … Isn’t it funny how some things (ie my sprogs) change, and some things … well at least … Continue reading

Cake Decorating and Supply Alternatives in Hong Kong – Sweet Decorations
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Cake Decorating and Supply Alternatives in Hong Kong – Sweet Decorations

I’ve talked about cake decorating supply shops around Hong Kong Island in the past and as it seems to be one of my frequently hit posts I thought it might be time to add another store to the list. TwinsCo and I Love Cake are still going strong and still worth the visit for your … Continue reading

Helper … and Family
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Helper … and Family

There has been a lot of news recently on the plight of helpers in Hong Kong. It is full of doom and gloom and highlights the truly gruesome side of life for some domestic helpers working here. Maid, 28, falls to her death from 27th floor flat while cleaning windows Helper in critical condition after … Continue reading

Christmas is a time of GIVING
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Christmas is a time of GIVING

Since moving to Hong Kong I have become more and more involved in charity. One charity that I am particularly passionate about is called Box of Hope. It only runs in the lead up to Christmas, however it has a regional impact on children around South-East Asia. As much as I believe in the cause … Continue reading

Strolling through my local (wet) market…
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Strolling through my local (wet) market…

Quite some time ago I did  a post for Project O. In it I described through words my local neighbourhood and in particular my local markets. While I can’t capture the smells and noise through my blog, I thought it might be nice to share a few photographs of exactly what my local markets look … Continue reading

Christmas @ Hong Kong Disneyland 2013
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Christmas @ Hong Kong Disneyland 2013

Who doesn’t love Christmas. It’s full of colour and song, presents and merriment. Normally one of the most magical places to experience the delight of Christmas is over at the Hong Kong House of Mouse… ie Disneyland. We venture over there every year around this time for the last 5 or so years to be … Continue reading