Monthly Archives: August 2012

Letters

I’m going to be volunteering at an English Language Mentoring Centre at the City University campus. I am really excited to be doing this, and got even more so when I walked into the program’s lounge/office yesterday.¬† Sometimes I take … Continue reading

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Look what I found…!

So I was in that huge mall again doing a little grocery shopping at a store called ‘Taste’ when I came across a little treat that may just get me through my nostalgic days here. It’s funny how I had … Continue reading

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Finally found a church…and some food!

I did some exploring on my own today. I didn’t leave my room till about 2:30pm, and because all the food I have consists of a limited stash of plantain chips, I was incredibly hungry by the time I decided … Continue reading

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First Meal in Hong Kong + First Mall visit

I had my first meal at the Garden Cafe right on the City University campus. Unfortunately I was too hungry to pause and take a photo of what I ordered before guzzling it down. Trust me, I was ravenous. Funny … Continue reading

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What’s up with the sea creatures?

I found it really funny that the public transportation card in England is called The Oyster and the one here is The Octopus. What’s with the fishy business?

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‘Kun Yam Miyu’ (At least that’s what I heard)

I’ll be living in a serviced apartment not too far from this sign for the next 4 months. But apparently, taxi drivers are not too familiar with the name and street of my building. A City University of Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Phase I

It took a while to convince myself that this was actually going to happen. I didn’t even tell some friends for fear that I’d be sent back to Nigeria/America at the Immigration desk. (Yes, I’m that¬†paranoid! And no, I’m not … Continue reading

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