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Power of Facebook: Art from Pakistan

I got to know Uzma and her husband, Naveed, after I received a Facebook message asking to have a meeting together. We met up for coffee one day and she shared her story and passions with me. Uzma and her family have been in Hong Kong...

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Oasis Retreats: Fighting to Be Still

We know how hard it is to find stillness and quiet. One of our hopes for Barefoot Love Collective is that we can facilitate a space for creativity to grow and bring a little piece of relaxation and restoration in the busyness of Hong Kong....

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Spread the Love: Photowalk With the Elderly

I'm so happy to be here. I've always wanted to learn more about photography and taking photos." We had our first monthly Spread the Love Photowalk last Saturday. It was great to see how photography can quickly transform a room of strangers to a room of...

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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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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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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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Barefoot Love x PathFinders

PathFinders HK ensures that the most vulnerable children born in Hong Kong and their migrant mothers are respected and protected. They are an amazing organization that we got to partner with this fall. Not only did we get a chance to teach an expressive arts workshop...

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That tiny bit of hope became reality

Do you remember the harrowing rescue of the Little Boars and their coach? I was captivated by the story of the Thai football boys from the flooding waters in the dark caves of Chiang Rai, Thailand. As the story unfolded, the boys’ coach was constantly...

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