MacLehose Trail, Stage 8

MacLehose Trail Section 8 – Tai Mo Shan

Tai Mo Shan (957m), highest peak of Hong Kong Views of Tsuen Wan, Tsing Yi and Lantau Island Views of Man Wan Channel, Rambler Channel and Kap Shui Mui which leads ships to the famous Victoria Harbour Section 8 is all about Tai Mo Shan. It is the highest peak of Hong Kong with an elevation of 957m. There are …

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MacLehose Trail, Stage 9

MacLehose Trail Section 9 – Bikers

Acacia plantation along the trail Panoramic view of Tsuen Wan Camping location at Tin Fu Tsai Section 9 is 6.3km in length and fairly easy to hike. It is just the continuation of a service road from Section 10, but from here onwards. There will be bikers and minivans using this road from both directions — better be careful of …

MacLehose Trail, Stage 10

MacLehose Trail Section 10 – Tai Lam Chung Reservoir

Tai Lam Chung Reservoir Suitable for jogging along the service road Sweet Gum Tree (Liquidambar formosana) plantation at M178, with red leaves during winter Section 10 is the longest trail of all sections. Although it is 15.6km in length, it is also considered the easiest one, considering that it consists largely of service roads. Do be aware that this trail …

21st Century classroom, Teachers and Students

Knowledge is Like Coffee – Thoughts on Being a Teacher

Recently, I am having teachers training at HKU SPACE. It is a series of lectures teaching us how to prepare our classes. They are intended to prepare us to adapt better with technology and social media were unseen in classroom environment even just few years ago. Here’s a clip might better explain how classroom and learning have changed: 21st Century …

(Almost) Everything About Toastmasters

What is Toastmasters? Toastmasters International (TI) is an International nonprofit organisation in promoting better Public Speaking, Communication and Leadership skills for people who wish to improve these abilities in their everyday life. Through establishing clubs around the world, members gathered for meetings to deliver speeches and other leadership tasks guided by manuals published by the organisation. Meeting Roles Clubs If …

MacLehose Trail – Introduction

MacLehose Trail was commenced in 1979 to promote hiking activities in Hong Kong. From hills to shores, the trail takes you to many breathtaking places of Hong Kong — there are forests, wetlands, and beaches that are just minutes away from the city. If this is the kind of Hong Kong that you have never heard of, then you are …

The Last Battle Poem

The Last Battle | Poem for Owners with Dogs Put To Sleep

ack in the days when I was a Veterinary nurse, it was always rough to see pets being put to sleep, meaning to end a pet’s life that are suffering from terminal illness or injuries. Deeply sadden, we usually send out a card with this little poem to hope owners would able to find comfort from griefs: THE LAST BATTLE …

Your Role As A Grammerian

Toastmasters: Your Role As A Grammarian, With Script

As a Grammarian (or Language Evaluator), you are the guardian of proper English. Effective communication is heavily depended on choosing the right rrd or phrase to deliver speaker’s thoughts, you are their ears for that. You listen and provide feedbacks to all speakers and encourage them to use the World of the Day to enrich their choice of vocabulary . …

Status of Lagomorphs in Asia, My Memoir

My thesis was about finding the up-to-date information of Asian Lagomorphs, summarize them and define their endangered status. Thesis: Poster Thesis: Website Thesis: Library Catalog With that simple explanation, it took me two years to search, read and summarize more than 200 research articles in English and Chinese for my dissertation. It also involved geotagged these papers that I find …

Toastmasters International Convention 2014

Toastmasters International Convention 2014

  So here I am in Kuala Lumpur and so as the Toastmasters International Convention 2014! This is the very first time the convention was shipped out of the states and it is my first Toastmasters Convention, ever! What You Can Do? First thing first, if you never heard of Toastmasters, it is an international organization for public speaking and leadership …