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A Gift to Our Ancestors

Every year it is a tradition to get together and provide offerings to our family members of our past. It is our belief that on a specific day the souls of our deceased ancestors are able to leave the spirit world and enter the realm of the living. 271 more words

Food & Travel

Asia Trip 2018 - Hong Kong (Spring)

Took a pretty last minute trip out to Hong Kong over the weekend in March.

Gluten Intolerant Meal on Board Cathay Pacific

Flight from SIN to HKG / HKG to SIN… 499 more words

Mr H Reflection

Happy New Year! The Year of the Dog, 4716

Happy New Year! Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) is the most important holiday for the Chinese people. It is a season for celebration, food, visiting family and friends. 563 more words

Against The Grain: Grain-Free Recipes

Sweeping Out the Old

     One of the best Chinese New Year traditions is to sweep out the old. I don’t literally sweep (vacuum and mop), but the whole idea of cleaning out junk is a great big release. 346 more words


More Bang For Your Buck

My heart goes Boom-Bang-A-Bang when they are near, Boom-Bang-A-Bang loud in my ears.

Honestly I hate firecrackers and the din they make, except for the time when I was playing with them in my kiddy days.  103 more words


The dangers of being a bridesmaid in China mean some brides now hire professionals

Written by Yang Hu.

Concern over traditional wedding practices in China being pushed too far has reached new heights following the death of a bridesmaid… 1,002 more words