What’s in a name? MooFish Discovery Bay family dining review

Accidental Tai-Tai Moofish Discovery Bay

Before I type a single word about Castelo Concepts‘ new Discovery Bay launch, MooFish, let’s address the elephant, or should I say, the utterly bizarre bovine-aquatic hybrid, in the room. Yep, that name. Oh, that name. Castelo’s naming policy is … 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).

accidentaltaitai.com is now featured on Expats Blog!

accidentaltaitai.com is now featured on Expats Blog! Thanks Expats Blog for adding me to your fab directory! This calls for a celebratory drink…

Happy Anniversary!

Mr T-T pointed out the significance of today’s date over tea and Thomas The Tank Engine books this morning: five years ago today, we boarded our flight at Heathrow bound for a new life in Hong Kong. In the interim … Continue reading

First World Problems: The Accidental Tai-Tai’s Top 10 Travel Annoyances and Stresses

Having just enjoyed a very agreeable weekend away sans Baby and Mr T-T, avec a good friend (whose rather fabulous running blog is here), we both concur that living the expat life in Hong Kong can turn you into a bit of … Continue reading

Expattery

One of the things that I like least of all about being an expat is the assumption – from other expats – that we are all the same. That our motivations, dreams, goals and hatreds all stem from the same … Continue reading

Only child, lonely child?

From the moment you have a baby (and sometimes before you have even given birth), people simply can’t resist the temptation to ask you when you are planning to have your second child. The first time I was asked this … Continue reading

Disco Bay: the land that reality forgot

I’m not sure I can write anything that will better sum up this particularly odd little corner of Hong Kong where I now find myself. Let me have a go. Discovery Bay, AKA Disco Bay, AKA DB, AKA The Experiment … Continue reading

Asia v Europe?

Having now been away from Shangers and back in Europe for a little while, I’ve been asked quite a few times if I’d prefer to stay here rather than go back to Asia. After all, some of the many plus … Continue reading