Junk with the Bub

Bub and I were invited on a junk trip. We’ve been a few of these before. The first one ever with the kids was a few years ago. Both Bub and Monster ended up sick. Since then, Bub has successfully attended another junk, but he’s not big on the swimming […]

Mid-Autumn Festival 2021

This is the first time that we actually went out for the Mid-Autumn Festival (Lunar Festival) in a long time. I think we went the first couple of years we were here. Then everything happened, and I sort of stopped. I couldn’t pretend we were a happy family and do […]

Back to School for the 2021-2022

We are back at school. We’re not online. Thank goodness. It was a bit of a crazy start. Everything seems to be compressed into so little time. We’ve essentially lost about a year and a half of school to online learning. While some kids fared pretty well with it, others […]

Monkey is a College Student!!!

Monkey applied to Hong Kong Design Institute in the spring. We found out right before school ended that she wasn’t accepted because we had filled in the application incorrectly. C suggested speaking to the further education department at school, and their suggestion was the community colleges that are in a […]

Time for a Change

I’m not sure why, but for a long time I felt my long hair was a defining feature of my identity. Maybe it was. It had gotten so long and after I had bleached some of it a couple of times, there were places in my hair that there just […]

Vegan BBQ

My friend, C whom I work with was house/cat sitting in Sai Kung and invited me to a vegan BBQ on the rooftop of the village house. I’m not vegan, but I’m not opposed to it. We were all meant to bring something, so I baked vegan scones. I honestly […]