Life on the Move by Lisa Webb available on Amazon.

Life on the Move – Now Available on Amazon

Wow, I've read my advance digital copy of Life on the Move and it's fabulous.  I loved all the stories.  I was so interested to read the tales set in my home country, the UK, as they hold an interesting lens up to things I don't normally pause to think about. However, after a combined … Continue reading Life on the Move – Now Available on Amazon

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First Year Frustrations and a Severe Bout of Expat End-of-year-itus

I can tell the kids are tired and ready for a break.  For the last couple of weeks, getting them up for school has been increasingly tricky.  At the weekend it felt like herding slugs just convincing them to get dressed head out to the supermarket.  I know I'm ready for a break.  I'm feeling … Continue reading First Year Frustrations and a Severe Bout of Expat End-of-year-itus

Life on the Move is Coming Soon

Life on the Move is a great project that I'm pleased to have played a tiny role in, alongside a formidable army of female writers.  Our stories have been collected into this exciting new anthology and I have to say, I can't wait to read it.  I'm happy to tell you that there's not long … Continue reading Life on the Move is Coming Soon

Find out who our Expat Pass the Parcel Winners Are

Expat Pass the Parcel is officially closed and we have three lucky winners.  Please watch the live draw below to find out if it's YOU.  Is it you?  I hope it's you. Apologies in advance for any name mispronunciations.  I don't normally sound so croaky either, too much cheering at the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens … Continue reading Find out who our Expat Pass the Parcel Winners Are

The Terror of Tolo Harbour

    You've surely heard of the Loch Ness monster and Big Foot?  Now you can add the Terror of Tolo to that list. Tolo Every day we look out over Hong Kong's Tolo harbour.  It's peaceful and picturesque.  An enormous statue of Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy watches over us from the across … Continue reading The Terror of Tolo Harbour

The Expat Pass the Parcel COMPETITION

 Expat Pass the Parcel?  Read on to find out how you can enter this brilliant competition and win a mystery prize.    The Expat NetworkThey say there are only 6 degrees of separation between us.  For expats I'm sure it’s less.  Maybe more like 2.5 degrees.  That's because we are connected by the mysterious and … Continue reading The Expat Pass the Parcel COMPETITION

Being Left-handed in a Right-Handed World

I'd forgotten that being left handed was a thing, but recently I have been reminded once again that left-handers are navigating a right handed world. A World Designed for Right Handed People Growing up sometimes being left-handed was irritating or inconvenient.  There were the  almost permanent ink stains on my left hand from smudging my … Continue reading Being Left-handed in a Right-Handed World

Kung Hei Fat Choy: Happy Chinese New Year

  Happy Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year) or Kung Hei Fat Choy as they say in Hong Kong. In recent days the city has been a riot of festive colour.  Red and gold, gold and red. Battle of the Bouquets Flowers and plants are integral to giving your home a festive … Continue reading Kung Hei Fat Choy: Happy Chinese New Year

Hong Kong Living, A Squash and A Squeeze (minus the livestock)

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. … Continue reading Hong Kong Living, A Squash and A Squeeze (minus the livestock)