Hello 2017, we kind of knew you’d be showing up..

… although, at least here in Beijing, you could have done a better entrance than this I believe.. Not really the way you want to start a New Year. And unfortunately, this morning is not much better… That said I know it’s temporary and better air and blue skies will be back. Sooner rather than later I […]

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Now this is the season….

… for moisturisers, nasal oils and humidifiers galore. This is when stores all across Beijing sell out on anything and everything that can hydrate you in any way possible. It’s winter in Beijing, it’s the beginning of the dry season…  So I’ve stocked up (a girl’s gotta be prepared). Moisturisers, lip balms (en masse), nasal […]

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Punishment, dangerous curves and Jimmy Choos

A wise and slightly sarcastic friend once said that I’ve always been good at punishing myself when I put my mind to it. In that specific case (I’m sure he has more examples to share..) he was referring to my obsession with hitting the gym before going to work. And I did it so well […]

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