How to Enjoy Winter 

I don’t like winter at all. Not one bit. I don’t like the extra time it takes to layer up.  I don’t like getting winter colds and flus. I don’t like that it’s dark when I leave work. I don’t like winter. I know that it’s a first world problem and our Sydney winters are […]

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9 Unique Experiences in Hong Kong

My life in Hong Kong was a truly memorable experience, both good and bad (which you can read more about here).  When I lived there from 2010 to 2012, it was a busy city with a melting pot of cultures but a gradually increasing population from mainland China.  Hong Kong’s colonial British past was slowly […]

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7 Thought-Provoking Facts from the Fashion Doco ‘True Cost’

Have you ever wondered who made the clothes you are wearing right now? Have you thought about how the girl or guy in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India or Cambodia who made your T-shirt lives? How much they get paid? Where their children go to school? IF their children go to school? Whether they have rights […]

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Birthdays…. 

Birthdays used to a big deal for me.  I felt excited for at least a month before and a few days after as well.  I relished in the birthday love from my parents, family, friends at the office and on Facebook.  I celebrated with cocktails, dinner and/or dancing.  And finally, I talked about it for […]

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Why I Still Wear a Watch

The other day I was walking back from a meeting with one of my managers when he checked the time on a clock tower near our office building.  A clock tower I had never noticed in my 5 plus years of working there (pre AND post Hong Kong!). He told me that he didn’t wear […]

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