Author Archives: Aileen

About Aileen

I blog about living and raising my son in Hong Kong - where toddlers have entrance interviews, parents keep test score spreadsheets, private school debentures can trade for more than half a million USD. Raising Rockstar's the most important thing I'll ever do. We show our true colors by the choices we make in bringing up our children. My blog is a message to my toddler son, about what the world and his parents are like today - for when he becomes a teenager and knows everything.

A Fish Story (As In, Somewhere In There Is A Story And Fish)

Know that widely-circulated myth about goldfish (or really, fish) having 3-second memories? Researchers actually debunked it years ago. Well but Disney says Dory fish can be forgetful, so Brutus must be a forgetful fish. Oh wait Disney also put an octopus … Continue reading

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Kennedy School Y6 Swim Gala

“…We want to encourage… children (to) try their best…”   Huge event, with pages and pages of carefully organised heats, and both serious swim rounds and easier or “fun” rounds, totalling a whopping 4 hours in that blazing sun. Lotsa prior … Continue reading

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The Greig City Academy Sailing Club – A first, from a London Inner-City School

Something I found, about the same time I discovered there was such a thing as “sailing” after switching CNBC on one Sunday morning  😛 They’ve been working on this for a few years, the following Youtubes are from when they … Continue reading

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