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A round up

It’s been a while since I posted but it’s just been so busy at work! I’m really starting to feel like I know what I’m doing and am kind of getting used to the long hours….although today I was told I look weary haha! Nearly half term! Can’t wait for that as we’re going to […]

Lamma Island

I had an amazing lay in on the 3rd September. Me and my friend had decided to have a relaxed morning and then meet up to head in to Central. We decided that we’d go to the ferry piers and just see which island took our fancy. When we got there we were looking at […]

Adventuring on my own

The 3rd September was a public holiday here in HK which meant the girls got sent home on the Wednesday night and would return Thursday night. I decided I wanted to be a bit of a tourist and do some exploring of the Island at night so after the girls left I got straight on […]

A typical week

So here it is – my typical week. I was going to start with my typical day but basically my days don’t really end. As a House Mistress (HM) I am on duty from 7pm Sunday night to about 5.30pm Friday. The girls arrive for their week between 7pm and 8pm on sunday. We have […]

Making friends

That weekend after my first week of teaching I was invited to tag along to some birthday celebrations in Lan Kwai Fong. This is a small area in central that is jam packed full of bars and can pretty much feel like an 18-30’s destination any evening of the week. We headed to a bar […]

‘My driver is bringing my homework in’ and my first teaching week

The first week was all INSET – completely overwhelming in terms of how much I had to get my head around but in the end, the event of the students arriving was not as scary as I thought. On the Saturday before they arrived I had ventured to Kowloon on my own to get some […]

After a successful first day on the thursday, I can’t actually remember what I did on the friday during the day. However I had a lovely evening. I was invited along to join in on some after work drinks with the lovely Sarah from “When the cat’s in Hong Kong…”. It’s been great to make […]

The totally expected journey.

So today was the day I had been waiting for for 6 months! I moved to Hong Kong!! Not much to report so far (well no photo’s anyway). Flight was loooong but fine. My little upgrade was a nice treat so I was able to recline back a little more but still not loads. I […]

On my way

I’m at the boarding gate ready to get on the plane!! I actually managed to get a slight upgrade! I’m in premium economy which is a bit better than economy apparently! Hopefully the seats will be a bit more comfortable. I’ve actually been so overwhelmed by the number of messages I’ve had on Facebook from […]

Surprise family

Originally posted on surprisedearthmama:
So tomorrow a friend of mine leaves the country and flys off to Hong Kong for two years. She’s off to teach in an amazing school over there. Now first of all I am super jealous of what I know will be an amazing life experience but also I am really…


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