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Accidental Tai-Tai Ambi Climate giveaway

  Please note that this competition is now closed – congrats to lucky winner Sonia!    Now, I don’t know about you, but during the summertime, we’re more often than not to be found engaged in the annual battle of wills … Continue reading

Pilates for the totally clueless: feeling the burn at Flex Studio

Flex Studios Hong Kong

Dear abdominal muscles, I want to apologise to you for years and years of neglect. You’ve been there for me through thick and… Well, through lots of stuff, anyway. Holding me upright, generously accommodating my discovery of microwavable mug cake … Continue reading

The ultimate guide to beating the crowds at Ocean Park!

Whether – like me – you’re a Disney-phobe or just fancy a day out with the smalls that involves cute aquatic creatures and fluffy mammals without having to get on a plane to Borneo, then Ocean Park is the place … Continue reading

Smart Mama Insider Card PLUS great discount!

DISCOUNT ALERT! The new Smart Mama Insider Card offers you the same (and more!) fabulous discounts as the old voucher book did, but now in a wallet-friendly format! The Insider Card will usually set you back HK$349, but Smart Mama are … Continue reading

Pregnancy cravings: Flawless pampering with a Pregnancy Skin Nourisher treatment

So as I may have mentioned in my last post, this weather isn’t doing my skin any favours at the moment. My arms and legs are drier than the Sahara, the Gobi and the Kalahari rolled into one. I could probably … Continue reading

Pregnancy cravings: All about that face with a Prescriptive facial at Glow Spa PLUS special reader discount!

Ok, so we may not quite be at the “let it snow” stage of cold quite yet, but the combination of chilly mornings, steaming showers and fan heaters has done my already nutrient-poor skin no favours at all. And that’s before we get started on … Continue reading

Pregnancy cravings: Brewing up natural skincare with Tea & Scones!

There are few things I like more than tea and scones. I am, after all, British, and therefore genetically programmed to knock back cups o’ char at a rate that would suggest the meaning of life lies at the bottom of a … Continue reading

Christmas shopportunities with Sooq: shop Hong Kong designers with an exclusive reader discount!

‘Tis the season to splurge, and as there are very few things that I appreciate more than the comfort of my own sofa these days, the launch of new Hong Kong online marketplace Sooq really couldn’t have been better timed! Sooq works with … Continue reading

Pregnancy cravings: maternity jeans at Mayarya

The Brit in me that dictates that – no matter how many years I spend in Asia – I’m secretly never happier than on “Big Coat Day”. This is that glorious day each autumn when the mercury finally drops below sweltering and I can happily throw … Continue reading

Kerasilk Treatment at Hollywood Hair review

Top image courtesy of Goldwell As I may possibly have mentioned, perhaps just once or twice in the past, I spend quite a lot of time with my hairdresser, the lovely Ari at Hollywood Hair. Cutting, colouring and, most important of … Continue reading