Amazingness in Hong Kong

Amazingness in Hong Kong

So this is the last leg of our little sojourn – a stopover for a night in Hong Kong where three amazing things happened. Amazingness 1: On our very last full day away we had a fantastic lunch at the Pak Loh Chiu Chow Restaurant in Tsim Sha Tsui with my cousin Barney and my aunt. […]

Last hit for London (for now)

Last hit for London (for now)

Three museums in one day … how far can these feet go? Museum 1: Science Musem where we saw Stephenson’ original ROCKET – I tingled with excitement and wanted to scour every cog and wheel and piston on that machine (alas there was a no touch sign) … and then we saw the London Electric Taxi […]

Just a Kid

Just a Kid

You bet I am, so today was trip out to the V&A’s Museum of Childhood … another much less known about museum. What a fantastic time we had peering into the display cases. “I remember that!” “I saw that!” “I had one of those …” were just a few of my exclamations. I so wanted […]

Museums and a Bear

Museums and a Bear

We must be on holidays … more sightseeing. and Bini is trying to work out the weather thing here – it is summerish – sort of! It was a day of museums – mostly. This morning was a visit to Horseguards at Whitehall to see the changing of the guards (not often written about in […]

London Calling

London Calling

… and it is loud and clear. First … to all the mothers reading this entry, Happy Mother’s Day for that is what today is over here. There are cards and flowers and pink papers everywhere. The flowers for sale in the local florist here in Hammersmith are just gorgeous. As you approach the shop the […]

Just About Done in Bologna!

Just About Done in Bologna!

And so to continue with more photos and more happenings in Bologna. Wednesday Wearing my AFCC hat I participated in a Malaysian presentation talking about ways organisations are addressing diversity in children’s literature, with a bit of SCBWI thrown in too. Then there was more networking and just a little bit of book discussion with […]

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More from Sunday @ the Farm

As well as being buzzed by once again visiting the ‘farm’ buildings I was so thrilled to be able to visit the grave of my Chinese grandparents. My grandfather’s brothers and spouses are also buried here on this site. As with Chinese beliefs there are also special places for the spirits too. Now, one of […]

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