Don’t Run Away

We are born with the ability to run even though not all of us are into running. Most of us dislike running as it is perceived as hard, unproductive, time-wasting, boring, monotonous, uncool, dangerous, etc. In fact, I never really had too much of encouragement from my family in running.  They did not stop me…

FlexiFitness Magic – Part 1

My family has been doing running training with FlexiFitness since the middle of 2014. At FlexiFitness, there is a sizable group of athletes of various sizes, shapes, nationalities, ages, talent, ethnicities, capabilities and personalities. It all started when my two little gals found it too tiring to keep up with their swimming training. My wife,…

It is that Time of the Year

When I was a kid under twelve, this was the time of the year for me. We celebrated the Dragon Boat Festival on the lunar calendar, which usually fell in early June. I used to indulge myself with yummy rice dumplings. My grandma (Chan Yin-Mui陳賢妹小姐) made the best rice dumplings (with peanut fillings) in the…

School of Thought

Compared with many Asians a generation ahead of me, my generation was the lucky one.  We had a minimum of 9 years of compulsory school education in Hong Kong.  It was ‘compulsory’ because parents could go behind bars if they failed to send their kids to school. I was born in the 1960s. The generation…

Stylish Parenting

I grew up with three elder sisters. They went to a girls school and I went to boys school. During our early years, we all went to schools that were close to our home. The two schools were only about two kilometers away and it took a very short time to reach our destination on…