Pets 🐶🐰 of Sai Wan 😄

Originally publised: 6 Dec 2018 Edited & Republished: 29th July 2020 Sai Wan is home to pets of all kinds - Get to know some of them in this column. If you want your dog, cat, rabbit, bird or other animal to be featured, write to us at info@localhood.org and our team will get in touch. Hi! I’m Wella, a 3 1/2-year-old “Hong Kong special” who lives in Kennedy Town. I’m a rescue from Lifelong Animal Protection. My owners, Lexi and John, say, “We fostered her for nearly a year. Then someone said they were interested in adopting her, and we said no.” Look for us at Sai Wan Pier or the Cyberport dog park and say hi!

Father's Day Series : Dads that C😋😋K (3/3)

In this series of articles, LocalHood volunteer @Sze Yeen, an avid cook herself, speaks to 3 fathers of the community that love to cook for their family. These are regular fathers, not professionally cooks or even working in the F&B sector just those who enjoy sharing their love for cooking with those they love most in their lives. In this profile of our Father's Day Series, Sze speaks about food: The love for making a meal, the origin of the love for cooking with another foodie and loves-to-cook dad, who also happens to be Sze's better half CHEW 😎👍🏻. Chew shares with LocalHooders, some of his tried and tested recepies which win him the WOWs each time :-) . Enjoy!!! -------- Like many of

Vlog @ Explorer Ania: Discovering HK's lesser known gem

Get to know a less known gem of Hong Kong with LocalHood volunteer, Anna Pakula. In her series of Hidden Gems of our Home Kong, this time explorer Anna Pakula takes us to another beautiful site on the HK Island and gives a sneak peak into the Sai Wan Swimming Shed on Victoria Road. Sai Wan Swimming shed is the next hidden gem that Ania makes LocalHooders discover. In the early 90s, swimming sheds were built along the sea shore, offering locals a spot to relax in the open waters. Today, Sai Wan is the only remaining swimming shed in Hong Kong, dating back to the 1950s. Located in the Western District, the shed is very very local and little known by the expat community. Please do not disturb t

Spice Up your life—with adult toys🔥🎇

Have you gotten used to staying at home and don’t feel like going out? Are you bored with screens and surfing the web for interesting videos/ articles that are not about negative news or exercise or weight loss? Sounds like you’ve caught symptoms of ennui and anxiety. For adults over 18, treatment is add some spiciness and fun to your sex life with adult toys. That, and stay away from media overload. Disclaimer: This article is not written by a medical professional or sex therapist. If it’s not obvious, seek help from a medical professional or sex therapist when you have a real medical or sexual issue. There’s actually a wealth of adult sex toys and other hobnobs in SYP when you know where t

LocalHood & Sunshine-Action: Neigbhourhood Dry Items Collect Drive

With spike in Corona virus infections, Many of our community members have had to accept salary cuts, lost their jobs or worse. Many have been forced into poverty😒😒. Team #Localhoodofficial connecting HK neighbourhoods initiative along with the Charity Sunshine-Action invite you to contribute in Poverty Alleviation through a Dry Items Collect Drive 🤩🤩. COLLECTION OF DRY ITEMS: - Rice - Pasta - Canned food - Sanitizer items - Masks DONATE LATEST BY THUR 20TH AUG IMPORTANT NOTE: PLS WHATZAAP 61098138 DETAILS OF DONATIONS BEFORE DELIVERY AT THE CLUB HOUSE, ISLAND CREST, SAI YING PUN TO THE ATTENTION OF 39A TOWER 1 MANY MANY THANKS 🙏🙏🙏

ON-LINE Kids B🧒🏼👦🏽k Club & Activity Gr🧒🏼up: Sat, 15 Aug 20

With spike in Corona virus infections, social distancing measures are here again. For our younger friends who are bored stiff 😒😒 we bring some fun🎉🥳!! Team #Localhoodofficial connecting HK neighbourhoods initiative, is happy to invite your kiddies to our FREE ON-LINE Book Club & Activity Group 🤩🤩. In this session, LocalHood volunteer @WinnieTse will read a story to the kids and teach them how to make paper flowers.#Beatthevirus #Downwithcorona Recommended age for this session: 4-7yrs!! Date: Sat, 15th Aug; 10am onwards via ZOOM (appx1 hr) In the Kids Club: Winnie will read 風吹過,粟米田 (Wind Blows over the Cornfield) by Oxfam We will be making Purrfect Butter Popcorns (from scratch, without

Dessert Trail❤️😋for the sweet to🦷th

As Mary Poppins used to sing: “Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.”. None of us need to take medicine (thanks to constantly being ultra-vigilant on germs and viruses), but some sugar every now and then never hurts. Our three Localhood musketeers: Ania, Falguni and Winnie with the help of their families went for a sweet tour in our neighbourhood and tried some delicious desserts❤️💯. Now we are sharing with you their experiences and giving recommendation for what are the must-haves😊. 1. Yi Ga 宜加 –Chinese Dessert Shop: Location: G/F 51 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town This is a Chinese dessert shop that also serves some simple Cantonese cha chaan teng style food. Price range is

Beginner friendly OUTDOOR Fitness @ Sat, 22nd AUG

WHEN: Sat 22nd Aug @ 9am WHERE: Sun Yat Sen Memorial park. LEVEL: Beginner Friendly!! Fees: FREE!! Preferential price for LocalHooders for FOLLOW-UP classes. NOTICE: Due to Social distacing rules, group of ONLY 4-5 people. First come first served. REGISTRATION OBLIGATORY: goo.gl/VHzBvX Note: Call 66299554 (Coach Ian) if lost😀!!

Father's Day Series : Dads that C😋😋K (2/3)

In this series of articles, LocalHood volunteer @Sze Yeen, an avid cook herself, speaks to 3 fathers of the community that love to cook for their family. These are regular fathers, not professionally cooks or even working in the F&B sector just those who enjoy sharing their love for cooking with those they love most in their lives. In this profile of our Father's Day Series, Sze speaks about food: The love for making a meal, the origin of the love for cooking with another dad named Eddie 😎👍🏻. Eddie shares with other LocalHooders, his family's way of making BLUE MUSSELS IN WHITE WINE & CREAM SAUCE. Read on!!! -------- The aroma, the sight and the taste coupled with the conversation and lau

The spice of Hong Kong: Chungking Mansions

Originally published: Nov 2016 Re-published and edited: July 2020 Chungking Mansion...these words will get you radically opposing reactions depending on which Hongkonger you speak to. Chungking Mansions- the iconic building in Tsim Sha Tsui is either a place to avoid, Filthy and busy or a fascinating exotic place with lots of delicious things to eat. The reality is that it is all those things and more at once. The sprawling building is composed of five residential towers built in 1961 in TST, Hong Kong. It is located on the busy thoroughfare Nathan Road, not far from a number of exits from Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station and across the road from the towering iSQUARE mall. Aside from headquartering

Nutrition: Journey of a carnivore to a plant based diet adept

In light of the global health pandemic, many individuals are reevaluating their relationship with food and nutrition. During the COVID-19 outbreaks many doctors have spoken out that in order to keep the body at its healthiest, to boost the immune system, it is worthwhile to consider going vegan—or at least opt for a predominantly plant-based diet. Below is a recount of the personal journey of a FnB professional and founder of vegan/plant based restaurants from being an avid meat eater. Read on: -------------------- The benefits of a plant-based diet are numerous, least of which will be protection against cancer, heart-disease & diabetes. The best body defense is eating immune boosting plant-

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