Hong Kong

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 […]

Learning Hong Kong Style Mahjong

Work friends needed a fourth to attend a lesson to learn mahjong. It sounded like fun. It’s this guy who gives lessons into Hong Kong style mahjong. From what he was saying, there are many different versions of the game depending on region. There are even different tile sets. We […]

Things are Growing!

I’m not sure what I’m going to do when. these trees get big. I’m super surprised that the white peach was growing. I had looked up online to see how to get them to grow. The instructions said to put a bag of dirt in the refrigerator and leave it […]

Storm over the Mountains

There isn’t much to this. There was a storm coming over the mountains. I set up the phone to take a time lapse of the storm. There have been more storms and more rain lately. Most of the winter there is no rain at all. We are starting to go […]

Mother’s Day

My mother’s day gift from my eldest child, Monkey. It’s a drawing she did from a video game that she plays. I had seen one of her drawings of this guy a while ago and asked her to make me a drawing. I call him the chicken guy. =] I […]

Dinner In Central

Saturdays are M and my night out. We were meeting one of M’s friends in Central to have dinner at Le Bouchon. We’ve gone here before. Actually, we’ve gone a few times. We go there to have filet mignon and fries. It’s some of the best food. The friend of […]

Spring Cleaning

We started our Easter holiday the previous weekend. This week, I have been working on organizing the flat. I started by organizing the paperwork that was sort of scattered all over the place. That took all day to do. Today, I focused on the stuff under my bed. The way […]

Shopping and Dim Sum

M and I went to Sha Tin to go to New Town Plaza to go shopping and have Taiwanese dim sum. This was one of the first malls we went to when we first came to Hong Kong. We stayed at the Regal Riverside Hotel, which is on the right […]

Getting the First Jab

The vaccine was opened up to teachers a week or so ago. Shortly after that, the vaccine was opened up to helpers as well. H went to get her vaccine the day before. We went to the medical centre in Sha Tin. It was a gorgeous building. It was a […]

Christmas In March

As with everyone, there was no traveling over the Christmas holidays. Because of this, my mom sent us boxes for Christmas. We were a little concerned about how long it would take because the last box my mom sent took almost 2 months to arrive. This time, however, it was […]