That Varjak, Paul feeling

Remember those scenes in Breakfast at Tiffany's where George Peppard (Paul) earns a bit of money from his writing and he takes Audrey Hepburn (Holly) out for the day? To do a bunch of things they've never done before, like visit the library (her) and steal something (him). Well, I haven't exactly cashed my cheque, but I... Continue Reading →

Monday Morning Music: Never Can Say Goodbye

But when you're an expat, you do say goodbye. A lot. Sometimes your friends leave in bunches, and it feels as dispiriting as flood gates you just can't close. Sometimes you reach a nice equilibrium where everyone you enjoy hanging with renews their contracts and leases and decides to stay. But this is Hong Kong,... Continue Reading →

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