Ay Coronavirus! Never in my wildest nightmares would I have chosen homeschooling as an option. Schooling is already an ongoing headache for expat families like ours, who move countries every few years. In desperation, I briefly looked into it when we were moving to South Africa and were struggling to find places for our children. I was mightily relieved when we secured spots for both kids and homeschooling remained a distant bad dream.Continue reading
With the outbreak of the Wuhan corona virus, variously referred to a WuFlu (even though it’s not flu), Wumonia and WARS, how has life in Hong Kong has been disrupted?Continue reading
You’ve surely heard of the Loch Ness monster and Big Foot? Now you can add the Terror of Tolo to that list.
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Happy Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year) or Kung Hei Fat Choy as they say in Hong Kong. Continue reading
Hong Kong is an exciting city. It’s completely different to anywhere else we’ve lived. There are things that we like, things that we love and things we’re still getting used to. One of the biggest adjustments when moving from almost anywhere else in the world to Hong Kong is the bijou nature of the accommodation. It’s shall we say….efficiently compact. Continue reading
On our expat travels we’ve experienced a few hairy moments. There have been riots, petrol shortages, a political coup, contentious elections, minor earthquakes and an unexpectedly severe hail storm in Johannesburg. Now we can add Super Typhoon to the list. Toto, we are DEFINITELY not in Joburg any more.