Author Jung Chang

When Jung Chang , best-sellling author of Wild Swans and Mao: The Unknown Story , visited Vancouver recently, I had the honour of meeting her and asked her about her new book, Empress Dowager CiXi: …
Miss Chinese (Vancouver) Pageant 2013

One of the biggest events taking place each year is the Miss Chinese (Vancouver) Pageant. Like previous years, it is held at the Vancouver Convention Centre and is broadcast live on television. &nbs…
The King and Anna and I

One of the fun things to do during Christmas is to catch a local play or two.  There are several holiday productions to choose from in the Lower Mainland.  As for me, I was very excited to…
Dear Santa - the perfect holiday comes wrapped in blue!

Dear Santa, I'm writing to tell you that I have been a good girl this year, really good!  I tried to be kind and not lose my temper or become grumpy with my friends and colleagues.  I don'…
Shopping with William Ho

Christmas is just around the corner. My shopping list is very long.  It seems to get longer each year!  I can just about manage shopping for girls. I feel that if I like it - they'll like …
Beauty 101 with Anita Yuen Wah Lee

Busy mom of three and daily radio show host Anita Lee. We have many talented radio DJ's and "On Air" personalities at AM1470 and one of them is the gorgeous Anita Yuen Wah Lee.  Many …
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

The temperature is dipping.  The days are getting shorter and it's really beginning to look a lot like Christmas! All over Vancouver Christmas trees and decorations are up and many homes have a…
Snow Geese

The Snow Geese have landed!  Each year from around mid October to December Snow Geese in the thousands make their migratory flight from the Arctic to B.C.  These snowy white geese with the…
South of the Border (A weekend trip to Seattle)

A favourite weekend past time of many Vancouverites is to go south of the border to Seattle.  It's a fairly easy and straightforward drive across the border which takes  about a two hour d…
Halloween Fun

Halloween is really celebrated big time here in North America.  It's been a long time since I last wore a costume.  So, this year, a group of us decided to challenge ourselves (and our comf…
Dogs, Plays & Shows

Coming in at 2nd place is 'Madonna'!! September and October has been socially a busy month here in Vancouver.  There were quite a few concerts, several plays as well as community events. One ev…
Bookworm - Remembering Old Favourites

Since I was a little girl, I developed a passion for reading books.  It's my parents that I owe thanks to for encouraging me to read books.  Each Christmas I would look forward to several …