Mid-autumn festival 2020

Is the Mid-Autumn Festival now all about Mooncakes? A sequel blog to this important Chinese festival which takes place on the 15th of the 8th month in the lunar calendar.

Wet Market Wednesdays

This recent online chat with Dr Alia Ahmed who is a psycho-dermatologist reminded me about the importance of understanding the underlying factors that drive what and how we eat. Over…

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…

BAME and health inequalities

With recent findings on how Covid-19 affects BAME community disproportionately and with structural racism found as an important factor contributing to health inequalities, I turn to a point of my…