Sorry for the inactivity in the past few weeks, it’s just been pretty crazy at work.  To kick things off, I’ll start on a positive note.

We all have our ups and downs; certain years and times of our lives are better than others. 2012 was one of my best years, I have so many fond memories and when looking through my Facebook page, it stands out as being pretty special. I can’t believe it’s been nearly 5 years already, how time flies.  Continue reading

Entertainment on Wednesday evenings

Last night, I had an entertaining evening out with my colleagues. Every Wednesday evening (except during summer months), one unique form of entertainment in Hong Kong is to go to the horse races in Happy Valley, Hong Kong Island. Even though I had this image that the horse races are mainly for gamblers, that’s not true at all. You don’t have to be interested in gambling to enjoy it. In fact, I’d highly recommend to do it at least once, as it’s a great night out, with something to watch, lots of drinks and a great party atmosphere.

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Uprooted by Naomi Novik


In the past couple of years, I have read many good books but none that truly blew me away. I came across Uprooted because a colleague of mine suggested that we join a book club together and the March book happens to be Uprooted. It is one of the best books I’ve read in ages and after finishing it, I feel like re-reading it all over again. I won’t go into any details about the storyline as I don’t want to spoil it for you butinstead, I’ll talk about the reasons why I enjoyed it. Continue reading