nurdles Lesson Plans

Nurdlers we need you NOW!

Thanks to Typhoon Kai-Tak our beaches are covered with pellets again which is a good thing, they have been swept out of rocks and onto the beaches.  The more that we can remove from the tidelines over the next few days the better for the marine life and sea.  I've...

Everybody is going Nurdling!

What a weekend of cleanups!  Over 800 people on Lamma Island, 500 people on Chi Ma Wan peninsula, 200 on Peng Chau, 111 on Shek O, over 100 in Discovery Bay too.  And these are just the areas that we know of.   Everywhere I go I see people on beaches in goups, in...

Peng Chau – the good, the bad, the ugly

Who knew there were so many beaches on Peng Chau?  I was so pleasantly surprised at the number of stunning isolated beaches on this little Island today.  I walked to the back of the island and stood by myself looking out at a great view of Hong Kong Island, my own...

Talk about a revolution …

What an incredible weekend!  Hong Kong you have done yourself proud. Photo taken by Cheung Chi Wai capturing the spirit of the day on Tung O.  Co-operating to remove the hundreds of bags of collected pellets. Two weeks ago today Typhoon Vicente hit Hong Kong and left...

Sinopec Plastic Pellet Disaster worsens

I am often surprised and shocked by a lot of things that happen in Hong Kong - good and bad and the last few days have certainly been both. The speed of response and manpower that has been offered for this massive pellet spill has been surprising and very much...

Typhoon Vicente aftermath

On Monday night HK suffered its worst typhoon for 13 years.  Typhoon Vicente was classed as T10 or Hurricane force with winds reaching 156km per hour.  For us here in Discovery Bay the winds hit very hard.  The rattling windows, howling, whistling winds and pounding...

A beach day with the kids

It is summer holidays for the schools in HK so today was a beach day.  I packed a bag, got the kids ready and we headed off to our local beach.  I didn't pack any toys for them because I knew they would find things to amuse themselves with when we got down there.  And...

Delays from Typhoon Mawar

Typhoon Mawar has caused us to be delayed further, so our expected departure date now is Thursday 7th June.  The Typhoon is projected to track in the exact route we will travel.  Having a typhoon chase us was not something that sounds like much fun, so we will leave...