A life full of banging and hanging.

Now get your head out of the gutter people, 🙈 I’m not talking about that kind of banging, I’m talking about the kind of noise 10 visiting varieties of handymen have been making in the office as of late. Thankfully though the crew couldn’t have consisted of more pleasant and fun loving people whom I […]

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Palawan beach, the place where my thighs became a darker shade of red.

We spend yesterday by the beach. We started off with the munchkins at a water land, playing pirates.  The whole place was a hit. Even for me and sis who could spend most of our time on a mat under the palm trees and watch how the two of them played away. They only graced […]

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Sentosa Cove. Where the yachts lay thick & the pizzas are long.

We went out for dinner yesterday after a day of relaxation and Christmas candy making. The combination of Christmas preparation and pool hanging is simply weird and one I’ll never get used to. The two should be separated and never get mixed up ever again. Next Christmas shall be spent in a cabin in the […]

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“East Coast, West Coast Holiday Inn”.. say what?

We travelled east today. To explore another side of the this island. We were in search of a park for the kids to get out some steam in and some coffee for the parents. It took five minutes of park play before the heavens opened up.So we had to relocate to the golden arch, much […]

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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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Come fly with me

back in Beijing after a couple of days back home. Yes, it’s confusing, I have two places that I call home. One where my family is, which is not dependent on a specific spot and then the country to which I belong. After having lived abroad for such a long time it sometimes gets confusing […]

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Pampering, shopping & Champagne. 

Welcome to my Saturday. Yes, you read right, this is exactly what I’ve been doing today. I’ve been pampered in the company of fabulous Ms Lotta. A woman of my taste who understand that just once in a while you need to take your girlfriend away from all that work and simply, play. Like grown […]

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Who needs IKEA – this is Sweden promotion at its best. 

At almost (if not all)every international school we’ve experienced throughout the world there’s an “International Day” designed to teach kids about different countries and cultures. It’s usually a very appreciated day for the students. It’s also the day I get to dress up my daughter in a Sweden costume! 👏🏻 She didn’t look overly excited this […]

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