“What wound did ever heal but by degrees?” William Shakespeare

It’s time to decompress. We had another big weekend that was much different from a lot of big weekends so far this year. Our community is finding its (more…)


“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Mark Twain

Listen to the sunrise. Listen to a crying child. Listen to the birdsong. Listen to another. Listen to silence. Listen to pain. Listen to love. Listen to the (more…)

Be kind

“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” Henry James

Be kind to an animal. Be kind to strangers. Be kind to each other. Be kind to a troll. Be kind to a shopkeeper. Be kind to an (more…)


“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.” Winston Churchill

Freedom means different things to different people. I find comfort in knowing that we all love and cherish our Hong Kong freedoms. Beneath the divisions and the vandalism (more…)


“Happiness is just another of the tricks that our genetic system plays on us to carry out its only role, which is the survival of the species.” Paulo Coelho

The masks are coming out in force this weekend. Modern Halloween is not connected to pagan folk customs or Christian practices but it is picking up in consumption-led (more…)


“Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.” Albert Einstein

Happy birthday to HK heartbeat! For the past 18 years, I have curated our weekly update of natural Hong Kong and, though the name changed four days after (more…)


“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” Mark Twain

Without her, you would not be reading these words right now. 80 years ago today, my Mom began an adventure that inspires me to this day. Often overlooked and overworked, (more…)


“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” Desmond Tutu

The masks are coming off. Share your views on Hong Kong’s AQO (Air Quality Objectives) by Friday. Join light workers and healers around the world in our prayer (more…)