Kung Hei Fat Choi!

Most of all, I wish you a whole big bunch of love.

Happy new year! Let’s be ready for more in the year of the resourceful rat. When our vision is clear, the way forward reveals itself. I wish you (more…)


“I love the sense of belonging in Hong Kong.” Joshua Wong

One of my favorite things about Hong Kong is our diversity. Around 7,450 fisherman and farmers lived relatively quiet lives in villages throughout the territory when the British (more…)


“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” Eleanor Roosevelt

This week, we are re-defining new. On 1 January 2000, I left corporate life unexpectedly and set out on my own to begin a new life of unsecured (more…)


“The beginning is always today.” Mary Wollstonecraft

Around us, everyone is marking a beginning. We have already begun a new a year and new season and a new chapter. The days and weeks and months (more…)


“If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time.” Mahatma Gandhi

It is a time of endings. Today marks the end of a month, the end of a year and the end of another decade. We take a moment (more…)


“All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.” Marie Curie

It’s time to rejoice with glad tidings and good cheer. Families of various shapes and sizes will gather this evening to celebrate with old and new traditions. The (more…)


“There is a strength of character in the people who have, by and large, never experienced comfort.” Sean Penn

We have entered the season of comfort and joy. Over the coming weeks, we will seek comfort in our friends, food, fashion and furnishings. The joy of a (more…)


“The further one goes, the less one knows.” Lao Tzu

It’s the time of year when we are urged to shop. We can shop online. We can place orders by phone. We might even go old school and (more…)