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

Sponsored: Le Méridien puts the fun into family travel!

Regular readers may know that The Accidental Tai-Tai loves nothing better than to hop aboard my private jet, tank up on champers and head off to a private island at a moment’s notice. Ok, back to reality for just a moment, and … 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

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

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

Eats, shoots and leaves…

This is my life. Photo courtesy of the lovely Jane of Dim Sum and Long Runs. And her bathroom wall.

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