I’m apparently raising a budding hip hop dancer.

Who knew my daughter was such a cool kid? Yesterday when she came home from school she showed me her awesome dabbin skills. Yup. We had a “watch me dab dab and watch me nae nae” moment yesterday. She showed me, word.  Then came today. Her first school disco here in Beijing. It started this […]

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I’m a stress eating candy snatcher if you ask my daughter.

Cause you see if I’m stressed, I’ll eat. I kind of wish I was one of those who “forgot” to eat when they were under stress but no, I’m the opposite. Come to think about it I’m not sure if there’s anytime I would “forget” to eat. I’m a food lover, a dessert lover, a […]

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I have writer’s block.

I am a communicator. Full stop. I love anything and everything I can read, listen to and interpret as I wish. Music, books or  even how people talk. I sometimes think I have so many different voices in my head I’m not so sure which one to listen to. The rational me who functions very […]

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A pumpkin and a pirate. 

That’s right. Never a dull moment in the House on Dongzhimenwai. My daughter has a love for dressing up, so has her friend and neighbour Anna which means it’s a match made in heaven.  But the show didn’t end there. From Pumpkin and a Pirate to Pippi Longstocking & Christmas Ballerina.They’ve found a pose that […]

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