The Accidental Tai-Tai’s Guide To New Year’s Resolutions

Accidental Tai-Tai New Year 2018

Happy New Year, lovely subscribers, and I hope that the festive season delivered all that you could hope for! My letter to Santa included sleep, gin and noise-cancelling headphones… so I suppose one out of three ain’t bad (served with … Continue reading

Competition time: win tickets to Dr Bunhead’s Blast-Off!

Accidental Tai-Tai competition theatre

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED! CONGRATULATIONS TO LUCKY WINNER NICOLE, AND THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!  So who doesn’t love a freebie? And this one is a good ‘un – the lovely folks over at ABA Productions have four tickets … Continue reading

Whining and dining: Baby-led weaning essentials and where to buy in Hong Kong!

A little while ago, Baby T-T reached the grand old age of six months, which meant one thing, and one thing only chez nous – dinner time! And while less impressive than his big bro’s first forays into food (which … 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

Bircher museli for lazy parents recipe

Anyone who knows me well knows that I am something of a lazy cook; after all, here in the land of helpers, why would any self-respecting Tai-Tai risk chipping a nail slaving over a hot ready-meal to produce a nutritious … Continue reading

Hong Kong ROCKS.

According to the very informative Hong Kong Geology website: “Mesozoic volcanic and plutonic rocks are the dominant rock types in Hong Kong. They comprise granite plutons, rhyolitic dykes and thick rhyolitic tuffs and lavas. Most of the igneous rocks are … Continue reading

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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

5 things to love about a HK winter

1. It’s not really winter, is it? I mean, yes, it’s a bit parky but 14 degrees doesn’t really warrant a special cold weather warning from HK Observatory in my opinion. Man up, Hongkers – back home this would be … 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