End-of-life rituals

Recently, an elderly relative on my husband’s side passed away. Being the only member of the family in Hong Kong, we assisted with some of the funeral arrangements held last…

Sweet dumplings day

Traditionally, Chinese New Year lasts for the first two weeks, and its end is marked by the ‘Lanterns Festival’ on the 15th day of the lunar new year. Also known…

Celebrating Chinese New Year

This year, as with previous years, I had the opportunity to speak to Audrey’s little nursery and school friends about Chinese New Year. When it comes to traditional festivals, it…