About a year ago a woman contacted me via Facebook asking me how she could start a lunch club in St Ives, Cornwall (my home town). She said she’d been told I’d be a good person to ask for ideas as I was local and knew what was going on. You can imagine how puffed […]
Hop Inn Mody, Kowloon. Sunday 9th November 2018.18.43 my time. Munching on warm roasted chestnuts as I type. Wearing Icelandic looking woollen jumper over a long floaty red dress. I kept these two items from the H&M stash. The temperature has dropped, and it’s beginning to feel a little like Christmas. The dorm was empty when I […]
You’d think being in the most illuminated place on the planet I’d be lucid, lit up, be bright and full of inspirational light bulb moments. Well I’m not. Today I pounded the streets looking in all the designer shops. And they’re works of art. Stunning. Innovative – a thousand ways of displaying a reindeer. And […]
I took down the blog I wrote following my visit to Adoption Services. Raw and full of emotion. But I’ve kept it, and friends and family are welcome to read it if they want, because it’s an important record of this journey. Priscilla, the caseworker I saw was very kind, and really wanted to help […]
This post followed my meeting with adoption services. Tuesday 4th December. Post has been temporarily removed pending further negotiations. It can be sent to you by request. Please request by Commenting. Subject matter concerns difficulties in accessing information held by the adoption unit due to to Chinese Personal Privacy Law.
No Winnie. Forbidden to take anyone with me. Massive foreboding government offices. Winnie has warned me Chinese government can be very officious and brutal! So unusually for me I do this Sometimes I need comfort food. Emotionally comforting if crap for body food. Wish me luck!
I posted a few photos on a facebook website “Hong Kong in the ‘60s”. Not thinking that anyone would respond. Wrong. So many wonderful people have shared the post and sent good wishes, 100s of them, I’ve met up with some, and carried on talking with others. It’s stuff like this that makes everything about […]
Sunday 2nd December 11pm Hop Inn Mody Kowloon Yesterday I was deplete. Like an iphone that flashes low battery 2%, and with too many applications still running in the background. Maps application always running, trying to navigate, whether on foot, bus, MTR. Getting better, but navigating my around HK constantly drains my reserves. Calculator app always […]