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 →
Attention All Campers!
Autumn is SCHOOL CAMP season in Hong Kong. The weather’s fine and dry, slightly cooler. It's the perfect time for our upper primary and secondary school students to kayak, rappel, gorge walk, team build, stay up late, eat white bread and mystery meats, and of course wear the same t-shirt for four days straight! But... 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 →