A day out at Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Baby T-T and I finally got to the Hong Kong Maritime Museum last week – only about six months after its reopening at Central Pier 8. Previously located down at Stanley’s Murray House, the new location is certainly more convenient … Continue reading

Hollywood Hair salon: Get your colours on in Hong Kong!

As anyone who knows me well will tell you, I am a little bit (read: excessively) preoccupied with my hair. In fact, it’s a long-standing joke amongst my friends that no-one ever really knows what I’ll look like from one week to … Continue reading

J.Crew opens in Hong Kong… for some

US retailer J.Crew recently launched here in Hong Kong to great fanfare and the kind of Instagram publicity-bomb that only plying the ever-peckish media with free bao can generate. But it seems that the new additions to Central’s IFC Mall (ladies) and On Lan … Continue reading

The Accidental Tai-Tai’s toddler-assisted diet!

It’s fair to say that the old “nine months on, nine months off” adage doesn’t always apply when it comes to losing your baby weight. In fact, due to somehow giving birth to a child that NEVER SLEPT except when pushed … Continue reading

QQQQQ: Meet the Accidental Tai Tai

Originally posted on The Guest Room:
? Kate is a freelance English writer and editor, at editors’ ink (www.editorsinkhk.com), and mum to a very active toddler!  Originally from the UK, Kate moved to Hong Kong, then Shanghai, then back to…

Baby T-T’s shopping list

This morning, Baby T-T decided to help me write my shopping list by shouting out his essential inclusions. Here’s what we are going to buy at Park ‘n’ Shop today (possible detour to Wellcome, if P’n’S is out of big, … Continue reading

My junk trip wish list (try saying that quickly after a few cocktails!) in this month’s Expat Parent magazine!

What’s in your beach bag this summer? Here’s my wish list in this month’s launch issue of Expat Parent magazine! (I omitted the additional squished banana, Lightening McQueen toy and 5 packs of half-empty wipes for brevity).

Banof-faux pie for lazy parents recipe

Who doesn’t love Banoffee Pie? Apart from banana-haters and those on healthy sugar-free diets, obviously. Assuming you’re neither of those (and if you’re still reading, probably best not), then this idle person’s recipe, courtesy of my Bro-in-law is for you … Continue reading

Travel with a toddler: The Accidental Tai-Tai top 3 Dos and Don’ts

Travel. If you are an expat, you’ll probably find yourself doing a fair bit of this. Doubly so if you have a child, and triply so if said child’s grandparents actually want to see the little so-and-so. Of course, there … Continue reading

Accidental Tai-Tai interviewed for Expats Blog!

If you’ve ever wondered what’s going on in this glamourously-coiffed head of mine (really? Never?) then you can find out by clicking on this link and reading my interview with the fab Expats Blog: Thanks again to the lovely peeps … Continue reading