Author Archives: mariko
More than one month and five classes are passed since my Book Class in Hong Kong started to think, discuss and exchange about the topic “vanishing”. The group of 20 students summarised their area of interest: CAO Yidi: 消失 … Continue reading
Only one month in HK. One month in which Marcel handled the daily chaos, while Mariko had to get used to a new job, new teaching language and new students. After this month, Marcel started traveling. First to Germany for … Continue reading
Immediately after the arrival, we had to set-up our daily life and Mariko had to start her teaching (three classes a week and all in English). Luckily our furniture and books (better to say library) arrived at our flat on … Continue reading
This is the first post of a series of 12, reviewing the first year in Hong Kong. And it has to start with August 2010, the month of our move to Hong Kong. Our trip started on August 25 in … Continue reading
Christmas is comming. Our first Christmas at Hong Kong. Every day I see snow pictures of Germany on facebook. But I am not in christmas mood. Hong Kong is dressed up in christmas style. The local Hong Kong people enjoys … Continue reading
I am a typographer. I am not doing calligraphy. Trust me, it is not the same!
On my way to the academy and on my way back there is at last one young love copple demontrating their affection. They literelly stick together. In many cases the girl is bigger than the boy and it looks like … Continue reading
As a German-Japanese, I do not have only moments of feeling so German. There are other moments I am feeling very Japanese. Since I am in Hong Kong, I eat at least once a week Sushi and almost everyday one … Continue reading
Please, come on time!!!
Don’t pick your nose in public. This might be one elemental rule you will learn from your parents in Germany. But in Hong Kong … I have seen so many women in the train, cleaning their nose very thoroughly.