One of a Kind Boxed Transformers…
Bethany / Fun / Hong Kong Geek Mum / Mitchell / Transformers

One of a Kind Boxed Transformers…

  NEW! Limited Edition Transformers First Edition Bethany and Mitchell Optimus Prime comes with 2 battle ready figures. Figures transform from sweet angelic children to diabolical monsters ready to destroy any major metropolitan city at the flick of an attitude. Parental supervision is advised if you choose to equip the figures with the enclosed weapon accessories … Continue reading

It’s a Typhoon and I’ll SPLASH if I Want To!
Attitudes / Children / Fun / Hong Kong / Living in Hong Kong / Mitchell / Weather

It’s a Typhoon and I’ll SPLASH if I Want To!

Typhoon season has finally hit Hong Kong and I’m probably one of the few crazy people here who gets excited by the prospect of one of these storms blowing in close. Rammasun was our first close typhoon, although not quite close enough to shut the city down. Out and about, a deluge of rain bucketed … Continue reading

Dreamworks @ Paradise Garden, Holiday Inn, Macau
Bethany / Children / family / Fun / Hong Kong / Living in Hong Kong / Macau / Mitchell / Recreation / travel

Dreamworks @ Paradise Garden, Holiday Inn, Macau

After our atrocious Shrekfast experience we ended up (at the suggestion of the Shrekfest MC) at Paradise Garden, inside the Holiday Inn, part of the Sands Casino Complex on Cotai Strip in Macau. We arrived at the garden in an attempt to get a photo of Mitchell with a Madagascar penguin. If we had known this … Continue reading

Dear HASBRO …
A need for speed / Children / Christmas / family / Fun / kid of the 80's / Mitchell / Movies / Shopping / Transformers / TV shows

Dear HASBRO …

Dear Hasbro, As a mum of a son and a daughter who were both blessed with an abundance of Transformers paraphanelia (including toys, Kreo, music, clothes, books … and did I mention TOYS) at Christmas thanks to Santa and ourselves indulging our sprogs with the purchase of a large number of products from your Transformers … Continue reading

Magic Access Appreciation Night: Hong Kong Disneyland
Bethany / Children / Disneyland / Fun / Hong Kong / Lifestyle / Living in Hong Kong / Mitchell / Recreation

Magic Access Appreciation Night: Hong Kong Disneyland

You know you’ve been to Hong Kong Disneyland a lot when you get an invite to an exclusive event. In this case, the sprogs and I were invited to the 2013 Magic Access Appreciation Night. Hong Kong Disneyland hosts two nights limited to 6000 to 8000 annual passholders who have held their annual pass continuously … Continue reading

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

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