Hong Kong Expattery’s much-loved unofficial mascot passed away suddenly last week, despite previously promising to be immortal—or at least letting me die first so I didn’t have to deal with the grief. I’ll miss him staring down at me from his perch, silently judging me for wasting my life creating Golden Girls GIFs. And for dressing him like this.
Even though the apartment seems so empty without a pile of cat yack to maneuver around when I wake up at 4 a.m. to go to the bathroom, I’m not sure I’m ready for a new magnificent bastard in my life, but if anyone knows of any super-awesome, made-a-deal-with-the-Devil-so-s/he-will-never-ever-die cats who need a home, let me know.
When the financial secretary claims he's middle class despite earning more than HK$300k/month
"But Tsang defended himself, saying ‘I think it may not be necessary to set a limit on the salary [when defining what is middle class], in fact it is a lifestyle … I have read articles which say the middle class are those [people] who drink coffee and like French movies – I like movies and tea, so there’s not much difference [between mine] and middle-class lives.’”