Twenty two

“If you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” African proverb

Let’s imagine the next chapter of natural Hong Kong together. As we celebrate twenty years of HK heartbeat, members share stories of success and meet souls at the (more…)

Dream

Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today. James Dean

This week, I’m dreaming again. It’s still the same heartbeat dream. The original needs a bit of updating. Our hot new tech will make it happen. In 2001, (more…)

Petition: Reduce Plastic Waste

Promote the “Bring Your Own Bottle” waste reduction strategy and upgrade public water fountains

Ask the government to upgrade public water fountains. From Drink Without Waste The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) and Food and Hygiene Department (FEHD) have suspended more (more…)

Mass

“The Milky Way is nothing else but a mass of innumerable stars planted together in clusters.” Galileo Galilei

This week, it’s a question of mass. We might not miss the mass of tourists. People in church send prayers during mass. The mass media is an crumbling (more…)

Number

“I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine.”  Neil Armstrong

This week, there is life beyond numbers. Market economies are distant from day to day. Companies create complex solutions for problems. A simple solution might be to stop (more…)

Sacrifice

“Reason, I sacrifice you to the evening breeze.”  Aime Cesaire

This week, we are switching things around. With sustainability challenges, I’ve got questions. My sacrifice is not in question in this labour of love. Instead of offering more answers of (more…)

It’s okay to not be okay

It’s time to start talking about mental health.

To support individuals affected by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, Mind HK is providing information about pro bono services in English and Cantonese supporting mental health and well being in (more…)

Memory

“Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.”  Khalil Gibran

This week, we check in with the past. The place of our ancestors is a hall of wisdom. Our today is built on their adventures and losses. We (more…)

Community Nature Day

Pack a picnic, spend the day in nature and enjoy an evening hanging out together under the stars with music and campfire.

Bring friends, family, and a picnic and spend the day in the beautiful Tung Hang Mei Valley at our Community Nature Day. Please complete the registration form below. (more…)

Capital

“A woman’s health is her capital.” Harriet Beecher Stowe

This week, we are reassessing our capital. In the process of fundraising, many trees are sacrificed. Our old systems still rely on paper and the opinions of authority. (more…)

Get Redressed Pop-up Shop

Shop for your new holiday outfit with the added luxury of doing good.

Join us and support our campaign to reduce waste in fashion and remember to bring your own bag. We have some beautiful, unique outfits that have been carefully (more…)

November 2021

Here’s what’s on in Hong Kong … naturally.

Here’s what’s on in Hong Kong … naturally. Stay in touch with what’s new and what’s happening in our community. Show up. Get new ideas. Meet friends and (more…)

Demand

“Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.”  Confucius

This week, it’s too easy to give up and getting easier to keep going. I never used to feel good about the un-subscriptions when I took everything personally, (more…)

Failure

“Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.” Colin Powell

This week, it’s time for some tough love. Yesterday, I had a long phone conversation with my mom (she doesn’t do texts or email or internet) and as (more…)

Plans

“No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.” Alan Watts

This week, we’re making plans with change in mind. Typhoons are great reminders of who takes the lead. When I wrote the first email, I could not imagine (more…)

Nothing

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” Socrates

This week, I am in full on reflection mode. When the calendar turned, I remembered those early days. Email requests for spelt and meditation circles and homeopaths. Questions (more…)

HK Vegfest 2021

Volunteer organizers invite you to the annual pro-vegan festival featuring booths with vendors selling products, seminars, talks, workshops and food prep demonstrations. Hong Kong Vegfest DATE : Sunday (more…)