Category Archives: Hong Kong

Main stage and seating at Clockenflap.

Travels with Junior: Tips for Music Festivals as a Family

This weekend in Hong Kong saw the music festival “Clockenflap” happening. Set up on the West Kowloon Cultural district, it runs for three days with a few stages. We went…

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2014 – My year by me, not Google or Facebook

The recent ‘It’s been a great year’ photo albums created for me by Google and Facebook got me thinking about the year as it ends. It’s been a seriously amazing…

The Art of Ju Ming

A school field trip to the Hong Kong Museum of Art in May introduced me to the art of Taiwanese sculptor Ju Ming. I went earlier in the year with…

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A Day at the Museums

With a couple of days off school we took advantage to avoid the crowds and went to two museums in one day.  First we went to the Hong Kong Museum…

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Plastic Beach Art

Last weekend I was at the Asia Region Art Educators conference.  We had the opportunity to meet and hear from some artists working in Hong Kong. One of these artists…

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400 Steps to 10,000 Buddhas

A Monastery tucked up a hill in a village just near the malls of Sha Tin.  1, 1000, 2, 1000… Over the weekend I made it up to the Monastery…

Sai Wan beach at 9am

Beaches, rock pools and waterfalls

I’m lucky to live relatively near one of the best and cleanest beaches in Hong Kong. I say relatively near because it takes a good hour or more to get…

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Cow-tastic!

A rather surprising phenomenon in Hong Kong are the feral cows.  That’s right – wild cows.  These animals roam freely in the more rural areas of Hong Kong such as…

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Wild Hong Kong

Wildlife in Hong Kong – really?  Yes, and I’m not talking about shoppers trying to get the latest handbag at Louis Viutton. The first thing that springs to mind when…

Rubber Duck Art Installation

Rubber Art in Hong Kong

As an important centre for art, Hong Kong is used to hosting large artistic events.  Few have been quite as large as Florentijn Hofman’s large Rubber Duck.  Yes, the enormous…