Hong Kong Mums … finding your community…
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Hong Kong Mums … finding your community…

As a stay-at-home mum following my husband to Hong Kong was somewhat daunting. The idea of being pulled away from my established friends, mothers group and my support network was quite a challenge to overcome. In the beginning I would be lying if I didn’t say it was lonely and tough to find new friends and new … Continue reading

A good Iced Chocolate is hard to find…
Chocolate / Culture / Eating out / Expat Life / Hong Kong / Living in Hong Kong / Local Food

A good Iced Chocolate is hard to find…

Ask for an iced chocolate in Hong Kong… and you’ll be served something like this. A hot chocolate (normally made mostly of water not milk) with ice cubes or crushed ice thrown in. This particular specimen even has the frothy topping of a hot chocolate with ice cubes bobbing in it. Impressive! No milky chocolatey … 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
Charity / Children / Christmas / Culture / Expat Life / Friends / Hong Kong / Inspiration / Lifestyle / Living in Hong Kong / poverty

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