I recently had my first friend visit from South Africa! Sally was in Hong Kong for two weeks and I got to show her around. Actually, since I have been here such a short time, I got to get lost with her and figure out my way around the sites of Hong Kong with and… Read More The wheels on the bus…
Choosing to live in another country means that you miss out on the things at home, friends getting married and having children, your family buying a new dog, the Sunday brunches, milestones and moments in between. Sometimes words cannot really explain how it feels to be this far from home, especially when things happen unexpectedly.… Read More A Taste of Ubuntu
What is it about the word secret that makes something even more enticing? That something is hidden away? Perhaps its the thrill of the unknown? Whatever the reason, secrets have a kind of magical element associated to them, and it is no wonder that even though the Secret Island Party is anything but secret, it… Read More An Island with a Secret
I have grown up watching rugby pretty much every Saturday. I remember exactly where I was and how I celebrated when South Africa won the 1995 and 2007 World Cups, as do most of us Saffas. There is such an incredible culture when it comes to Rugby in South Africa that brings people together. For… Read More United We Shall Stand.
I promised I would blog about this so here it is! On the 3rd of September we had a wonderful public holiday. It was welcomed by all as it meant a 4 day week. Trust me, no matter where you are in the world, Africa or Asia, a 4 day work week is nothing short of… Read More If you’re happy and you know it…
I came to Hong Kong expecting to be a typical small town girl from some obscure city in South Africa no one has ever heard of. Journey’s Don’t stop believing was on standby for any moment where I started to feel like a “small town girl, living in a lonely world”. I think the thing… Read More Hong Kong, the land of Oz.
On Saturday I had to do a Visa run to activate my work Visa which finally arrived (yay!). I waved goodbye to Hong Kong and boarded my quick 1 hour ferry trip across to Macau. On arrival I hopped into a taxi, armed with my umbrella and a map, which by the way was super… Read More The Magic of Macau