Category Archives: Hong Kong

First class with Cathay Pacific airways

I decided to use all my Asia miles on a one way first class ticket from Hong Kong to London. What a terrific experience I had. First was the newly refurbished first class lounge with soft leather chesterfield sofas and … Continue reading

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Hong Kong memory chest

Last weekend I was kindly invited to join a weekend retreat of very talented and dedicated scrap bookers. The retreat was held in a Discovery Bay, Hong Kong over a Friday & Saturday. These ladies are serious with more stamina … Continue reading

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Recycling for Arts sake

Messing around with paints is a lot of fun but cleaning up and wiping up is not and also creates a lot of waste. As I need to use of lot of paint that is very liquid I came up … Continue reading

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Faberge & The legacy of Imperial Russia

Yesterday I was invited to join my friend at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum to view the beautiful intricate Faberge eggs. We spent a couple of hours viewing all the gems and beautiful craftsmanship of the Faberge workshop. Pictures were … Continue reading

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2013 outside and raining, late 1500’s inside and cosy

It continues to be rotten weather in Hong Kong, I look out of my window on the 26th floor and its like being in a jumbo jet…..just cloud. These are the herbs I am growing on my lounge windowsill. I … Continue reading

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Wandering Soho in Hong Kong

Last week I took a wander around Soho and Hollywood road area of Hong Kong. I saw the narrowest building ever and the a mediocre donnor kebab while people watching. There was some great graphics on street hoardings which are … Continue reading

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Alfresco on the Jumbo

I have been out again, galavanting around Hong Kong but still on the water. It is true but embarrassing to say that after 27yrs here I have never been to the famous Floating Jumbo restaurant. We had reservations for the … Continue reading

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Chinese Junk trip

I just love to be out on the water and yesterday I was luckily invited out on a junk trip. For those that don’t know, a Junk is a Chinese wooden vessel. It is used for fishing and is unusual … Continue reading

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Comforting carbs.

When you are feeling gloomy there can be nothing more comforting than a lot of carbs and a bit of cream and spice to give the spirits a lift. My lunch companion was short on time as he had to … Continue reading

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Truly truly scrumptious!

I have the most wonderful group of lady friends one could ever wish to have. They are clever, stylish, artistic, and most of all great cooks. Our hostess, is American but one could be forgiven for thinking her an English … Continue reading

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