Good Health and Good Fortune

The banquet hall is ready…
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Did you know cherries come from China?
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The guests are waiting…
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The royal couple has finally arrived.
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A drink to your good fortune and good health!
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This is one smart cookie!
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Many pleasurable and memorable adventures are in store for you.

Let the feast begin.
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Come back later for the fun activities!

Puffles, Honey and Isabelle say a big THANK YOU to their HK trip friends for their patience and perseverance in sourcing all the decorations and helping get everything home! Also for waiting patiently for the cocktails while they were being used as props 😀

Honey and Isabelle say a big THANK YOU to their special friend who made the seriously cute dresses they are wearing today 😉

And many, many thanks to all who listened patiently, day after day, to the hoof by hoof and stitch by stitch account of getting ready for this party. Great news everyone, the outfits for the next parties come out of a box, or several…

Going out…

Ready to go!
Ready to go!
What dress should I wear?!?
What dress should I wear?!?
The fastest one!
The fastest one!
Very pretty but it doesn't go with my cool boots...
Very pretty but it doesn’t go with my cool boots…
Hmmm... I'll get some Lego out...
Hmmm… I’ll get some Lego out…
I think I'll build the United Nations...
The United Nations looks good…
Look Honey! I built the United Nations!
Look Honey! I built the United Nations!
Now for the jewellery...
This looks much better. Now for the jewellery…
Might as well build the Brandenburg Gate too...
Might as well build the Brandenburg Gate too…
Perfect choice...
Perfect!
Finished the Brandenburg Gate...
Finished the Brandenburg Gate…
Ready to go!
Ready to go!
Let's stay in and play with Lego!
Let’s stay in and play with Lego!
Hmmmm....
Hmmmm….

Much, MUCH later…

What a fun night!
What a fun night!

Around Hong Kong

Don't blink or you'll miss the trip across the harbour!
Don’t blink or you’ll miss the trip across the harbour!
Ooooh! It's a jungle of concrete!
Ooooh! It’s a jungle of concrete!
Can we take the dragons home, Mummy, can we, can we?!?
Can we take the dragons home, Mummy, can we, can we?!?
One queen visits another. T'ien Hou Temple in Stanley is dedicated to T'ien Hou, queen of heaven. She was originally a maiden surnamed Lin who lived in Foochow in early Sung dynasty. Born with supernatural powers, she performed numerous miracles to save fishermen from storms and other disasters. Now she is venerated as the patron deity of the boat people in Hong Kong .
One queen visits another. T’ien Hou Temple in Stanley is dedicated to T’ien Hou, queen of heaven. She was originally a maiden surnamed Lin who lived in Foochow in early Sung dynasty. Born with supernatural powers, she performed numerous miracles to save fishermen from storms and other disasters. Now she is venerated as the patron deity of the boat people in Hong Kong; and has been appointed honorary patron deity of travelling teddy bears.
Good travelling fortune to us!
Hold on tight everyone, it's a long way down!
Hold on tight everyone, it’s a long way down!
So... how do we turn around to look at the view?!?
So… how do we turn around to look at the view?!?