All posts tagged Chinese New Year

We are family

Chinese New Year is one of the most significant and important festivals in the Chinese calendar.

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Cock-a-doodle do! It’s Year of the Yin Rooster!

It’s Chinese New Year and we wish you “Kung Hei Fat Choy” which translates into “Wishing you great prosperity” – a greeting that is said to each other during the 15 days of celebration.

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Lantern lights

Today is the last day of Chinese New Year celebrations.  It is also the Lantern Festival aka “little New Year”  which is on the 15th day of the first Lunar month. Read more…

Leaving our “hopes” on the Wishing Trees

Wishing Trees is an ancient Chinese tradition which is synonymous with luck and good fortune.  Legend has it Read more…

Thank goodness for the strong Pound!

We received “ang pows” from Malaysia and Australia but the foreign exchange rate was not working to our favour. Read more…

Hello Monkey! says George (also a monkey!)

And the red packets “ang pows” keep coming. These came all the way from Melbourne, Australia. They’re from Aunty Mei Leng! Read more…

Gōngxǐ fācái (Happy New Year)

Gōngxǐ fācái, Mummy!

Thank you for my “ang powRead more…

Mr. Peacock, what a beautiful fan you have!

Stanley, Jaffa, George, and I went to Chiswick House Park yesterday, running around like we always do … Read more…

A Dog in Sheep’s Clothing

Gong Xi Fa Cai!!! Woof, woof, woof, woof!

That’s Happy New Year in Chinese and in doggy bark. Read more…

Gong Xi Fa Cai

This means – have a prosperous and happy new year! Read more…

All the way from Melbourne

Tomorrow is Chinese New Year and Aunty Mei Leng sent me an “ang pau” which is a red packet with money inside of it – all the way from Melbourne. Read more…