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Breakfast with my bub
A long, hard 2h trail run up and down the Peak
Morning church service
Brunch at Aberdeen Street Social
A stroll at PMQ
Still half a day to go
Amazing how productive a Sunday can be with a little one!


Blink and miss it

Love Rapha but hate paying for shipping (and waiting for delivery)? Check this out. See you there, all you bike lovers!


All I want for Christmas…

…this year are things that little M can start using when she turns six months (just a couple of days before Christmas)! Okay, I really mean I get to use them for/with her. A Beaba Babycook Duo for when she starts weaning, and the BOB Revolution Pro jogging stroller for when she’s sturdy enough to come running with mama!



It’s a nice change to actually have a practical gift(s) in mind rather than cracking my head each year wondering what to buy with our annual family xmas party gift budget!


After many years of asking (begging) dad for Nike running shoes, he finally bought me my first pair at age 14. Today, little M, at 36 weeks gestation, was given her first pair of Nike kicks. Lucky lucky girl!

My first Nike shoes: Air Windrunner team USA edition for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics…


Little M’s first Nikes:



UPDATE: All five items listed below have been SOLD! However still have other stuff like the washing machine, bed frame, ikea clothes rack, kitchen stuff, etc…

I am moving to a new apartment and therefore selling some pre-loved furniture and appliances in great condition. Please have a look at drop me an email at if you’re interested in purchasing any of them. Prices are negotiable. You will have to arrange for your own pick-up of the furniture from my home. I live in Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island.

I also have a range of other random household items and kitchen stuff (Ikea single bed wooden frame and mattress, 6kg capacity washing machine, Ikea coffee tables, stools, shoe rack, clothes rack, dining ware, etc). If you are looking for something just ask – I just might have it and let you have it for cheap!

Thank you and please spread the word!

1. Ikea Ektorp two-seater sofa bed in denim
Dimensions: 195cm (L) x 90cm (D) x 73cm (H)
Features: Cosy couch that unfolds into a double bed with built-in removable mattress that’s slim yet firm. Sofa cover is removable and washable and replaceable (many colour and pattern options at Ikea).
Retail price when brand new: over HK$5,000.
Asking: HK$1,500

Ikea Ektorp two-seater sofa bed in denim

Ikea Ektorp two-seater sofa bed in denim

It unfolds into a very comfy double bed with a removable slim but firm mattress.

It unfolds into a very comfy double bed with a removable slim but firm mattress.

2. Media stand with castors and custom-made folding mini futons
Dimensions: 120cm (L) x 49cm (W) x 26cm (H) [note: height is 36cm with castors]
Features: Dark brown wood media stand perfect for watching the telly at eye level. Mini futons were custom-made for the shelving slots and are perfect for pulling out and lazing on.
Retail price when brand new: HK$1,000 for the media stand + HK$1,200 for the futons.
Asking price: HK$400

Media stand with mini-futons

The media stand was perfect for my not-so-big flatscreen TV, Blu-ray and cable TV deck, and old skool Sony hi-fi.

The futon when folded.

The futon when folded.

The futon when unfolded.

The futon when unfolded.

3. Franc Franc skinny desk with removable glass top and castors
Dimensions: 140cm (L) x 40cm (W) x 72cm (H) [note: height is 78cm with castors]
Features: A tidy dark brown wooden desk that fit perfectly in a pretty useless wall recess in my apartment and made the space useful for keys and other daily-use knick knacks. Would be a great stylish slim desk for skinny apartments.
Retail price when brand new: HK$2,500
Asking price: HK$500

Franc Franc skinny desk.

Franc Franc skinny desk.

Franc Franc skinny desk 2

Perfect fit!

4. Philips FC9160 vacuum cleaner
Features: 500 watt suction power vacuum that will surely suck your apartment clean! Full specs here.
Retail price when brand new: HK$2,498
Asking price: HK$500

Philips vacuum

This thing sucks – in a great way.

5. Rowenta heater
Features: keeps your home bloody warm!
Retail price when brand new: cannot remember
Asking price: HK$200

Rowenta heater

Great for chilly days and nights!

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