Owning two dogs = a whole new bunch of cute things to spend my money on!
Yes, no longer am I restricted to human mo liu, now I can waste my hard-earned cash on puppy mo liu too!
…I jest. In fact, this stuff is not really mo liu at all because dogs are generally overjoyed at anything you bestow on them (socks, string, dirty underwear) so actual treats – be they practical, edible or playful – always go down in a tail-wagging frenzy of licking, jumping and maniacal excitement!
Posted in Hong Kong, Random
Tagged Chinese traditions, doggie treats, dogs, Dragon Boat Festival, Dragon Boat Festival Hong Kong, Mid-Autumn Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival Hong Kong, mooncakes, quirky stuff, Sunny, zong zi
Mid-Autumn Festival is rolling round again (four day weekend, hollaaaa!), so what better time to bring you… a full year late… the gorgeous lanterns from last year’s festivities?!
My advice is to bypass the crowds at Victoria Park and instead head to Tsim Sha Tsui’s Cultural Centre Piazza, where every year they have an awesome thematic lantern exhibition. It stays on display for a full month (much longer than the ones at Victoria Park), is less crowded (especially if you hit it when everyone else is having their dinner or when they are otherwise occupied with the Symphony Of Lights show), provides almost an hour’s worth of photo opportunities and intense study of all the amazing close-up details of each lantern, plus you can then get the Star Ferry home and admire HK’s amazing skyline… its very own modern cityscape of a lantern show.
Posted in Culture, Exhibitions, Hong Kong, Pretty Things
Tagged 2011, HK, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza, lanterns, light installation, Mid-Autumn Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival Hong Kong, Moon Festival, Moon Fun Playground lantern exhibition, photos, pictures, thematic lantern exhibition, tourist spots, Tsim Sha Tsui