female expat lockdown entrepreneur

Expat Entrepreneur Shoutout: 5 Lockdown Silver Linings

While many businesses are struggling in these unusual times, here are 5 entrepreneurial expat/repat women who have launched exciting and diverse projects in spite of, or inspired by the corona crisis.

Read on to discover; a luxurious range of candles, a lifestyle book, handy lockdown apps, a crowdfunding scholarship and African inspired art prints and children’s books.

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An Ill Wind is Blowing: The Coronavirus HK vs UK

We jumped ship, dear reader. Only temporarily of course, we’re not rats and the ship isn’t sinking, but the cabin fever was excruciating. The extended boredom with school being shut, the office being closed and all of us confined in a small space, the anxiety in the air and the lack of loo roll persuaded us that the best thing to do was to head back to the UK for a while to ride out the storm.

Mildly ironic then, that we flew into an actual storm and had the bumpiest of landings.

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Empty shelves in the toilet paper aisle amid panic buying Hong Kong

Hong Kong and the Coronavirus: Is it a Typhoon in a Teacup?

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?

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