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i love nothing more than having a few drinks on a mid summer’s friday after work. i thought i knew central intimately but yesterday while we were at red in ifc, i was surprised to see a pooch hanging out at the podium of level 4.

oh i’d loved the idea of bringing sophie for after work drinks. the problem would be.. where to store her while i go off to work in the morning.

i love the ifc mall. i love the podium.. i love watching the sun set on the deck. i love the view of the city.. it’s one of the best things about living in hong kong.

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July 9, 2011 at 3:24 pm

a nice summer weekend in hong kong

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there is a lot that you can do in hong kong.

there are times i choose not to do much but to hang out with friends – we don’t hang out enough in hong kong. people here are always scurrying around and always keeping to a busy schedule.

i had a good relaxing weekend and i hope you did too.

i love summer weekends like this. blue skies, puffy white clouds resembling dancing marshmallows in the sky.

yesterday karen and i sat outdoor for lunch at isola at ifc. this has to be one of the longest lunches i have had in a long time. it’s just that we haven’t seen each other in so long and we had so much catching up to do. i enjoyed every bit of it. it was such a beautiful summer day overlooking the victoria harbor.

i honestly love living in hong kong. there is something about living close to the sea that comforts me. every time i come to isola for lunch, i honestly don’t remember the food much. i just remember the view but this time however, we ordered the beef carpaccio. it was superb.

i haven’t been to the beach much since summer started. sophie my 6 year old labrador loves the water and a good game of tennis ball. as well, i am in dire need of a nice tan. i don’t look good pale, my skin’s natural tone is kinda sallow and slightly greenish. when i am too fair, i look sick and plus this year because of my bad neck – i didn’t do the dragon boat. i want to get back to it next year hopefully.

whenever sophie catches the sight of a tennis ball, she goes MAD.. do you think that this hereditary trait for labrador retrievers? maybe it says it in the name, retriever. ever since i was young with all my experiences with this particular breed of dog, they are crazy about balls..

goodnight everyone. have a good week ahead. sophie is snoring at my feet.

hey jude

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musical boxes from uber cool shop furniture shop homeless on gough street, central. they have all of beatles’s biggest tunes. my personal favorites are hey jude and imagine. for only HKD 88.00, they make cool gifts for die hard beatles fans.

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May 27, 2010 at 5:58 am

textures of hong kong – around central

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prince's building central

8 1/2 prince's building central

8 1/2 prince's building

robinson road central. this tree is amazing, it is growing so well on a 45 degrees concrete wall. i always like to think that, life happens no matter the circumstance - sometimes you just have to believe in it

lin heung wellington street - rudest waiters the world, dim sum so freaking good

graham market, central. this picture gives me the creeps..

graham market central

armani fiori chater house central

armani fiori chater house central

armani fiori chater house central

exchange square central

diesel, queen's road central

diesel, queen's road central

zara ifc central

aberdeen street central. this building has so much texture, it's really quite beautiful

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March 19, 2010 at 5:25 am

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