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Author: Gloria So

Barefoot Love Co / Articles posted by Gloria So

Summer Loving: Happy 1st anniversary!

When I met Jon and Carmen, I could clearly see their love for each other and their heart in wanting to use their special day to bring light to others. Instead of being like most couples, where a wedding is a complete celebration of the...

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How this all got started

I was recently interviewed by The Vine about how Barefoot Love Collective all got started. Thanks for sharing our story! [embed]https://youtu.be/ztxwdNGNH5A[/embed]  ...

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5 of my favourite Hong Kong charities

The other night, I was taking the streetcar home and I saw a man. He was disheveled; with matted hair, stained clothing, and holding plastic bags. As I looked at him counting coins in his hand, I felt this prompting in my heart to give...

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Changing Seasons: Saying farewell…well.

It's the season for good-bye's in Hong Kong. Such is the nature of our transient city. There's a constant flow of people coming and leaving. You may be saying good-bye to a dear cherished friend or even be leaving Hong Kong after 2, 5, or...

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Being Superheroes together

I love Superhero movies. From Wonder Woman to X-Men to Guardians of the Galaxy, there’s something beautiful in how the protagonist, after an internal struggle of identity, overcomes their enemy and becomes who they really are - facing any challenges with super-human powers. At the...

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Spread the Love: Watercolor Workshop

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emqL5PeAzoA&t=6s[/embed] Here's a quick recap video of our Watercolor Mailbox Workshop with Bymamalaterre at MakerHive Hong Kong!   It was such a joy seeing everyone enjoying themselves and having fun.  I loved learning watercolor from Roong, a renowned Thai watercolor and stamp artist living in Hong Kong. We loved her heart...

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In love with our Gal-entine’s Day workshop!

By our guest-blogger: Sabrina Yu   Both creativity and doing social good can take on all types of shapes and forms. It’s in the essence of our Spread the Love workshops that make it easy for anyone to learn something new, develop their creativity, and use your...

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Who else is waiting in line?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9umSNkXV3Zg[/embed] One of my favourite places to grab nachos in Hong Kong is in Wan Chai on Lockhart Road. Whenever I get that craving for some cheesy and meaty goodness, my mind zeroes onto that one street on Lockhart Road. Before I enter my favourite restaurant,...

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Empowering Kids to Change the World

As an educator, I love working with children and seeing their ideas come to life. I love seeing that spark in their eyes as they catch on to what you are teaching them about the world and then creatively coming up with their own ideas...

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Immeasurably more than you can imagine

The photo above is the hands of a Pakistani refugee in Hong Kong, who shared his dreams with me and inspired me to grow and build into Barefoot Love back when this all started.    One night I decided to pick up a paintbrush and mix some...

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