I came to Hong Kong in 2016. At the time, C was the deputy head of our department. She, along with the head of the department, were the first people I met at the school through a Skype interview. Not long after I came here, she because my main boss. […]
It was shared in our teacher group last night that there was an announcement from the Chief Executive. There were a few things that were announced. The first thing had to do with the mandatory testing. It looks like they want every person in Hong Kong to get tested three […]
They decided late last week that it was time for the secondary schools to go online. Thankfully, it’s only the last week before the Chinese New Year holiday. I am really worried about what this is going to mean for my students. There were so many that struggled with online […]
We have seen an increase in COVID cases. 9 cases. Imported cases used to mean they were caught in the airport. Now, there are cases out there linked with the imported cases. Because of this, the EDB decided to put the primary schools online. Secondary schools remain in school thankfully. […]
The mountains The people. The cows. The payoff at the end: Mulled wine.
Same Hike from Ma On Shan to Sai Kung. Same awesome people. And me. I love this hike. We are going to try to do it once a week. Hopefully, we do.
The last couple of days were… Nuts. 8th OCTOBER 2021 We had been watching a typhoon coming in for a couple of days. Actually, there were two typhoons in the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our department is incredible. We have some really amazing people in our group. One of the EAs had been there long before I had come to the school. Her husband got a job in the US (in Atlanta, Georgia), and she was going to be leaving the school the next […]