They say the New Year ushers in new beginnings, but this time around, we welcome 2021 with a seemingly age-old "friend" in town-- COVID-19 is still present and has yet to be fully eradicated from the face of the earth.
Netflix is like marriage. You have to choose the right one before committing. And suppose you're a Netflix binger like me and everybody else, then you'll know the feeling of unease when you've run out of things to watch. Paralyzed with indecision—an inescapable truth to the art of Netflix—you cream the lists only to repolish old diamonds. It's not enough.
We have one more spooky stop before the season gets jolly, and this year, Netflix and chill nights are certainly on the table as an alternative option to celebrate Halloween. While mini parties - either in houses or restaurants - are predicted to be the main route for socially-distanced festivities, some might consider doing a weekend binge on Netflix instead.
For many of us, life has sputtered to a standstill with COVID. We grope at the wall like the blind, clutching at the hope of a full-spectrum return to normalcy. Time is a dream-filled reaper tapping at our chamber doors. Time at home; with loved ones; in the kitchen; thinking; reading; watching. Watching Netflix. So come with us now on a journey through film, time, and place as we explore Netflix's ravenous selection of HK movie classics from its global golden era.
While social distancing drags on, Hong Kong has been under a hefty amount of rainy days, which means getting out to enjoy the sun has been a rarity. For fellow bookworms, here are five reads you can easily get through on a rainy day - not too stressful of a read, but nonetheless every bit as insightful, meaningful, and impactful (especially to the heart).
There's nothing quite like tinges of sweet delights to chase away the quarantine blues. In our second installment of the Quaranthings series, we walk the path of gastronomic delights and delve into (arguably) the best part of every meal-- dessert!
As we soldier on to the second half of 2020 and Hong Kong heads into August with a third wave that has yet to cease, more stringent social distancing measures have taken effect. Most - if not all - entertainment venues have been shut down and public gatherings have been limited to only two people, which have left Hongkongers little option in choosing how to while away the hours.