20 Burst results for "Andrea Lo"

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

05:26 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

06:40 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"The business owners will to stop watching these places where offering herbs sadness here because we have been in lockdown. It's not okay to frost to feed around during the unit. So i understand that. But i think in hong kong people were just constantly thinking of ways to get around it very quick right all i mean. Even here you're no you arguing to have some. You are going to have some businesses some individual people that are going to find their way to work around. And i guess that's way the covert unit would be kind of kind of keeping their ear to the ground for what people what people are doing because you know there are some people that they just can't stand the idea of they have to be home. They have to be here. Meaning that certain place in place but for the most part i think people learn are they're they're they're being planned but you know you are just like anywhere else. You're going to get some people that aren't same thing but with us because population is so small nearly half to watch the. We really have to watch what happens. Because if we're heavily impacted that's that's gonna knock out a lot of people who actually can go out there and earn money for the finally. Yes yes that. yeah so. that's also part of vic the human element of course economic element right off. Okay okay so. I know yes so challenges late with being here. Obviously besides it being you know different culturally and all of that as much as a as a cosmopolitan women that you are like. What kind of challenges would you say that you faced. Where we're there. Were there one or two challenges that you faced with being here and like for example once. You do have the welcome stamp do you. Is there like a coordinator somebody to touch base with. You may be okay. How are things going couple of months something or appointed contact. Sarah i have not had the opportunity as a welcome stanford you know. I think okay i should say it this way. So when you come here as a welcome stanford that isn't kind of a specific passan. Oh okay for a number that you can ring. However i have now connected with The minister of tourism Just possibly you know because of my walk and things like that so so i knew that if you do want to connect with them you can But then end. You're not necessarily kind of told that you know this is a person you can cool. But i think that welcomes has can come here knowing that if they do need to call someone they will reach some very quickly So that's not a problem So challenges that. I've faced served one of the biggest challenges for me. Possibly since arriving in barbados. I think has been battling the street harassment. Is she which. I understand this a very sensitive topic on. It's also quite complex. Because it's because it's you either the culture and the mindset and you and i have chatted about this before five really appreciate your insight on that but I think it's it's a variety of different things for me so festival street harassment athens all around the world. That's not a problem. Unique to babe's. Also i do not a night experienced it elsewhere. What has i think perhaps crude especially challenging for me is that it in hong kong. Hong home is a very rare of street harassment. Just doesn't really happen. The it it is. I know that it's an anomaly. The the world trade. Because some i think that hong kong has always been renowned fool being a very safe city for In terms of being a woman or or raising a young family so lots of people who move on from other places will affect talk about You know how they can't how safe it is and it would be completely normal for a group of gulf so even got on her to walk down the streets at one. am to a. m. maybe even often they've been drinking. That would not be a problem. It just kind of you do need to be careful everywhere in the world. Obviously but we have already grown up doing things like that. It has just never been a problem. That's not to say that hong kong never has any crime. That's obviously not true. But i think why. I mentioned that is coming from a place. That's renowned for safety being topnotch for women and then coming here and experiencing a new culture where you do get cat course or excessive. If you're a woman you know spending time on your own. That's been very difficult at times to deal with while it's something that definitely needs to be paid attention to because Just saying okay yes. We're cracking down on Harassment in the workplace. It's not enough because there may be many people. I think many women who just suffer silently. And i don't think it's good enough. I think i think that that men can do better. I'm sorry i think that they can. I mean there's nothing wrong. There's a difference between being friendly and being acting like a predator. I think so. I really do think that there needs to be more awareness. That people need to understand that when people especially if someone's visiting and so on that you you definitely have to make sure that they're comfortable even if you don't even care about them as a person if you're looking at tourism As one of our areas of industry if they weren't comfortable they will not stay and they will tell other people and that's even worse so i think it's something that we definitely need.

Sarah one Hong five two challenges hong kong barbados m. our areas once half stanford
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

07:59 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"Ask us as hong kong as we do typically have a reputation of just being quite short with people in general and i think it's it's also the way we speak like constantly. If you speak cantonese in unison to it can sound very aggressive worse. it's just. I think it's just determine our pronunciations through all contributes to kind of on columnist just sounding a bit stressed out all the time and obviously hong kong as it is a very kind of hostile. You know ways mood vein kind of pace anyway. Exactly so yes sir. Hong homeowners are not always nice but he eh. Everybody has been so nice. And i really feel that beijing will offer very willing to go out of that way to help people especially new commas people who are trying to find that we like me Yeah and so. It's very saudi very hot year round. hong kong is in the subtropics. So it's also hot but one thing that took me to get used to when i got here. A c is not bigger than the caribbean always. Those eighty big shock to me. Because i area love under yes. There in hong kong a see everywhere is actually. It's it's become religious an inside joke at this film on equal. I think the so cold that Particularly in offices in hong kong We we know that particularly for women who you know men tend to it sudden office environments. They'll be in their suits and things like that so that fine but we as women. If we're wearing a or like in in the summer way you you you address. This includes the lights have materials. You have to remember to bring a jacket or something to keep you warm inside offices and from an environmental perspective. That's terrible but that's how it is in hong kong. You know we want to snow this weekend wellness or they do conditioning to when people will have those okay case because of course the air isn't for the people for the machines. Yeah yeah yeah okay. Got it okay. So that's interesting. Because i've never been in an office in barbados to that is really interesting to know. So i guess we also kind of popped out in coleman. I think when i when i first arrived care i was in quarantine hotel and it was kind of a little bungalow with a small living area and a bedroom and the living room. Didn't have an ac so. I thought that that was just. Because i booked like a place that was why didn't have a c. But then when i went to look at herbs like try watt hours house opting for place to live. I would never seen in the living room in a lot of these places. So i asked my real estate agent than she told me that. It's just not very big here. That would be the we in bedrooms but typically not in the living room because amazing caribbean breeze. And and i've come to really embrace that. I think that's nice. I think when. I fly scott a lot of time in So hot yeah. That's nice as well and Yes generally a very laid back by we as hong kong as i think generally home may find very autumn margin. We are one thing that i've noticed. In this lockdown situation we have is so the restrictions we have a changing time and have to accommodate to that. So i find it interesting. That for whatever reason Even though now shops carney today as we speak shops and restaurants aw allowed to open. I see that a lot of businesses. Just choose not to limit their own services to ashley. Sandra why that is out of i understand. Some of it is out of You know being cautious to the kobe situation right even just limiting service but some paces choose not to open. Do you know why that is yeah. I i think it's also because as you would have highlighted earlier that When while we were doing fairly well in terms of controlling things well. I shouldn't say. I should say it seemed that things were fairly under control where covid was concerned It would have been a couple of months ago where there seemed to be a rice so i think that there is a response to that because of course it's a small place so people are related to each other and or know each other or know somebody who does someone else so i think it was out of caution on to to to do it that way and then yeah because if if organizations have if they have employees you know you have to be able to. You do have to be able to make sure that everyone's safe. So i think that is a part of it. I see okay. Thank you for letting me know. Been wondering So i think if we're talking about the difference between hong kong borrego's in that sense. I think hong kong has sir used to be entirely focused on hustling and making money on being able to pay rent because you know. Hong kong is one of the most shocking rents and property prices in the world. Right so the way that. I look at the response in the community towards cribbage restrictions of community here. You know we have a situation where we're seeing business. Ernest being very cautious justin choosing not to open if they are able to do that whereas in hong kong i think it has just been a game of how faulk we push it under the restrictions. His evidence so desperate to keep walking and making money for example for the rules are changing all the time and i'm not entirely sure what they are today in hong kong but at one point in hong kong you are allowed to eat in restaurants in a party to right then. I was another point in time way. You were allowed to do all pie table. So i have the restaurants. I went to getting around this by putting up plastic borders on table so then parties of aids. You know six or eight hundred ten physics and they were getting around that by saying well. That's not really a party of a sudden it's it's to fool you know they have auditions. So it's things like that and or serve that some hong kong has never been involved down so it's a little bit different in that sense. But i when when places like nail salons beauty Spas and places like that in hong kong. The.

Ernest Sandra six barbados justin today scott couple of months ago eight hundred ten physics coleman first one point hong kong one one thing eighty big covid caribbean this weekend Hong kong
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

06:26 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"And now part two of our guests spotlight interview I was wondering because we know that as rewarding as rating is it can be it could be a lowly pursuit not always bad of. I wondered in terms of that support. That professional support do belong to any raters our journalists organizations in asia or internationally. I connected with a lot of journalists and hong kong particularly people who writes in english language media because stock in itself while there are lots of foreign media in hong kong. I think if you really look at the circle it's not that big to begin with so we kind of knew each other which is really nice i would say i'm on my closest friends People in the industry so that's a lot of industry talk whenever we meet up and it's nice 'cause we all understand each other and any challenges that we face we can talk about an showers volumes each other while hong kong has a foreign correspondents club. Which i am actually not a member of the. I've ended up spending quite a lot of time there over the years and that's a great place for young journalists. Yes so anytime that. Sarah's a press club press association. I would say it's quite a good idea full. I any journalist ready to look into joining those or at least connecting with other journalists on just for idea sharing off or maybe potentially for collaboration opportunities down the line absolutely a lot of gold. You're putting out there. So what i wanna do is just bring it back to barbados for a moment because of what you're doing is you're you know a world apart and they're going to be yes. There are certain things that might be similar. But what i wanted to know about would be the differences that you notice and culture for you. The differences in culture between dawson hong kong. There are so many in there. I think that there are. I should start with similarities. I can't I think that people start necessarily realized how much these two places that are sixteen thousand kilometers pot. Have in common. You're not quite far. Look at sir bobby. Johnson hong kong Used to be british colonies and bob was a colony for much longer because hong kong as a city in the broader context of history. Hasn't been around for that long really since kind of the eighteen hundreds that was when home congress really established as a trading port in the southern chinese region. Serve the similarities are that. We are obviously both influenced by the british presence in many ways. So in babe's the official language is english in hong kong. English is one of the official languages and so while in hong kong you can very easily get around with Just speaking english. It think it's one of the very few places in asia. Actually why you can live that and manage quite well without having to learn the local language. I think it's if you look at it in that sense. That's more or less similar to bobby. Goes because every. Everybody speaks english because english language. But then you have Lovely agent dialect. Which i find so fascinating every day Yeah i really is it really is. It's just a. It's i'm i'm always kind of paying attention to when i hear beijing chattanooga me because i just find that very interesting under the history behind that an hong kong. We have cantonese which was on of other official language. The mother tongue of what it. Yeah it is most people's mother. It's my mother tongue so similarities. In language i think coach we have slight who was racing is very big in hong call open. I know that was racing. Is the thing in barbados to Said that's definitely another Partition fluence I think that it's it's interesting to think of it. This way. I hate so hong kong is hong kong has made up of hong kong island and then another piece of land that shares a border with mainland china of any of. You look at cairo both of these places that are really like island states. You know it's interesting that that's so different and So far away from each other kind of have things in common not censor con. Think of anything else off the top of my head for now. I have thought quite a lot about this. So i will move onto differences differences i wa. There are loads turn center. Obviously you would expect that right but they are completely different regions in the world. And so bobby. People come here because there sarah tracks to its laid back friendly ibes a something that i find really. I found her. They nice when i first got here. Is how friendly everyone is. i think. Hong kong infamous of often being quite route so if they.

asia sixteen thousand kilometers Sarah Hong kong china hong kong hong English two places hong kong island Johnson both english first cairo one congress dawson hong kong bob southern chinese region
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

01:41 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"You ready.

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

03:02 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"Please don't come from me on april tenth twenty seven fourteen years ago. My blog see women's caribbean writing. See women's caribbean writing dot org went life for most of that time. Honestly it didn't have its own domain. Mater of fact made domain name. Still points to see women dot wordpress dot com. You know what for now. I'm good with that. So through sand starts and restarts see one still here so you can look for a store to their the blog. All right a bit about my blocks termi in encompasses pretty much. Do on this podcast. Creating a space for writers artists of the caribbean and the globe to find ops of quality and useful tools and to showcase our underrepresented carribean writers. For one thing if you follow me you'll don't my very distinctive logo designed by corey payne a really talented from right. Here by rita's. Yep she needed to be a mermaid but she couldn't be skinny. She had to hold a pen sense. Rating the center of everything that i do and see women had to have a big ass and be afro so my drink of choice right now is hyping hot cup of coffee so raise your your cup or your glass with me. Here's to see. Women's caribbean writing the dozens of editors bloggers contests administrators inspirational influencers and of course the caribbean raiders group on facebook. Especially all of you. My social media wordpress and email faithful followers. Y'all for following this growing podcasts. Cheers less trick to act. Who now i decided to make this bonus episode apart too because my las guest was so engaging andrea lo freelance journalists and chinese to english translator with eight years of experience in chinese language print and digital media in hong kong macau. She's currently based in and working remotely from barbados. So if you haven't already please listen to the prior episode season one episode to so listen to that coming on up see women's speeches next.

english eight years facebook carribean april tenth twenty seven fourt corey payne hong kong andrea lo macau one thing caribbean season one rita wordpress episode afro dot com editors dozens chinese
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

03:57 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"Today's featured up went into my archives. But i've added some updates to it and it is the world's slump humor poetry contests it's now in its twentieth year and it's open to writers of all nations. Well no except for syria. Iran north korean crimea dude at government us restrictions. This is a contest that originally so the us the works that you must submit are have to be an english. If you've written in another language you may submit an english translation. Me by you and inspired gipper. She's also accepted now. I pulled this out because it's a fantastic contest. Enter to poetry contest. I i shared it on my blog. She wants caribbean writing in two thousand fourteen and one of the update. This year. the prize money is doubled so the first price u. s. two thousand dollars plus a two year gift certificate from co-sponsors. Sir do a truck worth one hundred. Us dollars second price. Five hundred us dollars and then ten warrants for honorary mention of a hundred us dollars. Each dis entries. The talk twelve entries are going to be published online. And you're saying what the heck what's working slump. Well you remember that scam. Poetry dot com. Wiggle flunked is created by poet. David tob and he submitted this poem. Call up to f- poetry dot com former and not very selective contest to see what would happen. Yes so if you ever see. Poetry dot com calling out run. I'm just i would have told you. In maybe an earlier episode. There are certain that one of the things my blog is concerned with. That's being very selective about where you send your work. This is one of them to avoid k. so submissions are judged blindly. So that means that on your work. You have to take off any identifying of course your name your publishing credits etc. They're just judging the work. Which makes it fair you enter online and they will give you an option if you're using your mobile device or have any problems entering their online form you can always email it to them. See my blog post for details when my favorite things are the two things one there is no entry fee. I really try for that as much as i can on my blog and pulling offs and to you can send work whether it's been published or not usually journals ask for unpublished work for good reason but in this case if it's published you can send something so. The only caveat is the deadline is april. I i know but hey you can do this by the end of the day close to midnight hawaii time. That's the deadline. So i would say go for it so for details. I will put this link in my show notes and you can also search for online at my blog. See women's caribbean writing at sea..

one hundred april two thousand dollars two year twelve entries This year twentieth year Today David tob one two thousand english two things Each dis entries Five hundred us dollars ten caribbean a hundred us dollars first price second price
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

02:29 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"The industry is quite kind of tightness and nossa very sophisticated. And so you know once you get your name out there people. Once people kind of have reggie wa cool gretchen aim it becomes much easier because like i would say aliya that thinking about commissioning out of particular story where they eat a reporter with experience and not kind of feel things like that they will think of you and then once you have a good experience when she kind of stopped walking with them and the experiences good they like to walk thought could lead to more water who they would recommend you to other people in all kind of gross from that. It's a really important to constantly stay inspired. If you can and pitch ideas lentini yeah not tallying my career that you you can't really just email an editor kind of austin them to give you work as a freelancer. That's that's not that different. Begging you should just go armed with ideas and if you don't know what ideas you can pitch to someone you could always say i would love to pitch t you i wonder what kind of content you looking specifically at this time rather than email someone and say i need walk. Please give me some. 'cause that's just it's just not very productive for booth. Yes what you're saying makes a lot of sense yes for. It is a small society. But you're right. I think The two things once People once you're working and people see your name. Yes they do. Billy building those connections to get more comfortable with you and yes pitched on is key. And that's i think it's whether it's arvydas anywhere if you're if you're prepared then you have your rating clips ready so they see at least what you know what you've been doing even if they're not familiar with you so you're right listen. The interview with this guest is so engaging so informative that they had to split it into two tune in for the next episode for part two.

Billy two two things aliya part two lentini once
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

07:32 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"Twenty twelve. And then i i in wok. Nervously is an iheart some of the best times in my career because it was a really fun place to I think for a young journalist to start out it was cool. It h k magazine which she knows that hong kong unfortunately a now no longer exists was code off a few years ago You know it's very difficult for print magazines to survive here. yeah yeah. H magazine was a free circulation publications. So i think additional pressure in not all of the revenue had to come from advertising. Sir yes are. At the time. I started my career and i rode mainly my section was nightlife which was really fun because i was twenty one at the time so i could dream united to be able to cover nightlife in hong kong and we. The team wasn't very big and we all pitched in on on different topics. Are i had a chance white about all kinds of different things about all which is great. And then i left to three years on. I went freelance. So i've been freelancing since twenty fifteen and continue to focus on lifestyle whether i've been really lucky to have the opportunity to writes about a variety of different topics Things that i think. I didn't really think not i get into but ended up really enjoying For example ask a freons. I worked for. Cnn nationals pitcher. In half years up until yeah up until twenty nineteen so are restoring. Basically three days a week at cnn and snatched knows hong kong bureau. And by that. I wasn't on news but i had the opportunity to walk on all kinds of different topics and that was actually when i started doing architecture in development which i love i never thought i would so yes so i have dumb a variety of different subjects but i think what i really enjoy the most remains restaurants and travel and some of my work was also in macau is a very small city An hour by ferry from hong kong and macau used to be a portuguese colony. Just how hong kong used to be a british colony. So what kind of like the two sisters of of ex-colonies and semi autonomous cities and sir. Yes sir i would go to macau quite a lot for work Macau is known as the las vegas of the east. Because it's very famous its casinos and big apprai- retell context. Yes sir there will always. It's it's not. I would say it's not as glamorous foster taste is hong kong because it has a different type of vibe and chom but in macau a newer penins just like hong kong. Sir yes sir a lot. I'm would be spent kind of going between the two places and covering new openings. Unfortunately with covid both of birth hong kong macau close voters. there i hop send saw twenty nineteen but But yes i her her that things would change. I've kept in touch with my contacts in macau Here in barbados. I am continuing to do some hong kong content and also a lot of stuff as i think mainly not editorial just a lot of behind the scenes things research. Translation that okay. It's interesting because the way you talk about hong kong and macao on makes me think about the carribean where yes we're sisters so there are a lot of similarities with the islands but we all but they all have their unique flavors and but yet we have certain things in common. So that's when you said that that reminded me of that so you'll be able to experience while it might not be now this period because it's so crazy but at some point be able to experience a few more islands and then you can see what i see what i mean because you've had just the english to settle in barbados. So that would make things. You would see the difference between here and somewhere like dominika where you had french as well as english. so yeah. that's that's interesting. So what now that you are talking about freelancing four from since you said twenty fifteen what do you recommend to someone for making freelancing Sustainable writing business. That is a great question. I think while festival. I'll see freelance. It's really good to have a very solid foundation. So i think that if i was speaking to a young reporter journalist starting out i would really recommend that they start working fulltime somewhere. I saw that they established contacts and also the experience and Mental ship that they would find in a fulltime job rather than starting out freelance. I think that that would be it would be difficult for you to just stop as because you really have Necessarily know anyone you know who you can reach out to and people might not know about you or any work. You've done so then you don't really come to mind when someone is thinking of commissioning something and then so then that's really important to consider and then establishing yourself as occurred on sir and keeping the work flow consistent so it definitely takes time. Unfortunately it's i don't think it's something that can be rushed through. Took me sometime to find my feet. When i first went freelance. It's really important too. I think just make sure that people know what you're doing you're have a twitter account that you'll use professionally however websites and make sure that You promote any published pieces that you have. It's it's important to swallow to be proactive. In connecting with your fellow journalists in adventists. I am not entirely sure how journalism is here in barbados and sandra. Maybe you could shed some light on that from me but in hong kong where.

macau twitter Macau three years barbados two places two sisters cnn dominika half years both twenty fifteen twenty one hong kong first An hour carribean h k three days a week four
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

07:17 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"At the time in hong kong the pandemic had been going on for months. And i because i specialize in writing about food and drink and travel mainly my work had taken quite a hit during the pandemic Obviously there was travel writing to speak of really Home compact closed its borders. And and so it wasn't really possible for us in hong kong travel anywhere else in comeback. Who's just you know they done with these things to kind of deter people from doing that and of course to stop people from coming in and i thought what would be a really great office units. He is going to this part of the walled thoughts mine. Audience and hong kong and asia are actually not very familiar with and explore. What's there and also be able to introduce the great things. That bobby just has to offer to the wild and mainly the audience who reads my work in hong kong and yes. That was how this story of my roof came about how it's and it's It's it sounds a little bit crazy. I think that could be why people have taken an interest because it's just I think the thing that i hear lots of. That's a long way. Why do that how long it took sink two and a half three days because i've from hong kong to london first and then i had over twenty four hours in london as a layover. Then i in here and the flight from hong kong to london is twelve hours. The flight London to bobby dos is nine ounce the yes sir i I knew that it would be challenging but actually found the. The johnny to london was okay. I think from london to barbados. I've been traveling for so long. That are was getting very on edge because he no. I just really wanted to get here. I like you. Yeah but it was really nice. I i remember the moment we kind of the plane had arrived and was not quite landon but we were above bobby dawson. We see the ocean. The greenery and stomach was kind of just suckling and that was really dollars. Such a nice moment. I think knowing that i i'm here and it's a. This is the beginning of a new journey. That some wonderful but of course i mean having made this decision although our biggest would have put out this invitation early which you know i think i think that is. That's that's pretty But what was the process really late to get here especially during kovac because it's one thing for them to put word but to love. What was the process like well. So bob asia's has a really comprehensive website that details all of the stuff which is great. Because i think the world situation being the way it is with covert or the travel restrictions it hit ferry using for people who are trying to get anywhere. Okay so i just really combed through it and try to research as much information as i could. And i got in touch with The officials who were responsible for the welcome stand to kind of double check on things. I think the i think that things have quite different now to when i first arrived because protocols have changed and obviously unfortunately the covert tradition in barbados is not as. It's not the same as how it was for five months ago. But at the time what i needed to do was Arrived with a negative kerber tests. That's really the most thank you will be able to fly. He didn't have the guts travelers. Who arrive here would need to book a quarantine hotel and you know. Make arrangements just or just be prepared. What's going to happen next. Which is that when you are in quarantine at the time for me. I knew that. I would need to get tested during my quarantine. Wait excuse me and then wait for the results. Come back and then if i get the clear if i get a negative result than i would be out which compared to how strict quarantine rules are in asia. That is actually. It's very lenient dot itself was. I didn't. I didn't find it difficult to be. I think did up being in quarantine for Some three nine four nights something got stu was actually a relatively quick process but obviously things have changed now. I think people who now arrive in barbados will expect to be in quarantine for much longer. Yes that still haunt undoable. I think that's for other welcomes down. Who do choose to do this. You know people who've committed to being here for an extended amount of time. That's not not it could be a different story for vacations because they have anyone on hoffy time away being my horn. Yes yes. But i but really i guess personally for me. This is sandra speaking. I think vacation. I really don't know vacation is really the best thing to be doing right now. I think people should kinda hold off on it to be honest. I do understand business but you know vacation you know but anyway that aside yes Tell tell me a little bit about your your your background when it when it comes to writing and journalism. I started working as a journalist. Eight or so years ago. Now i certainly i studied in the uk. Ten years. i went to boarding school. And then i went to university that offer that i moved back home cornstarch working as an intern for a magazine in hong kong english language. It was linguist language weekly and folk installed lifestyle in hong kong. And i was really lucky because gaunt halfway through my internship as a stock rice with that says you thank you thank you. I sorry sir. I started walking that in.

london twelve hours barbados asia Ten years hong kong uk London sandra five months ago bobby dos over twenty four hours Eight or so years ago first english johnny three nine four nights one thing two and a half three days nine ounce
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

05:59 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"All right so you you can hear me. Okay now i can hear. Thank you so much for having me okay. That's great let me just pull up. Oh my goodness. I hope that we're not gonna have the canine corral going now. That'd be that we well they just have to be part of it. Hey goodness okay all right. So we're in barbados. This is the woman. Chronicles the podcast and anyone. If you're going to be hearing any del. Please excuse zoe and chat. They like to be putting themselves in failure. So you'll have to excuse them all right. So i have a very special guest here. Who is technically an international expert. But domus sire temporarily in barbados andrea. Lo oh my goodness where do i start. She is a freelance journalists. A chinese english translator with more than eight years of experience in english language print and digital media in hong kong and macau and. She is currently based in barbados working remotely. So her some of her experience. I'll just give you a few of the highlights. She like me enjoys writing about food drink. Nothing like being paid to eat Culture and identity architecture urban development business and technology She enjoys writing articles interviewing interesting people. being involved in projects. That that that that you would use by lang your her bilingual skills and just only a couple of the highlights a gain of her Fantastic writing credits would include Journal asia spall. Asian times brides. Cnn international discovery cathay pacific airways in inflight magazine lifestyle asia hong kong. And one. a lot of you may be familiar with anthony. Dane explore parts unknown. Wow so sad. I want You the listeners to welcome andrea and she is going to tell you how i found her in how we got to chatting so address is such a pleasure to finally meet you in these times. Eat meat to we. Thank you for such a kind introduction. Sandra sir nice to eat meat urine. Connect with you on. I'm so happy to be part of your podcast today as well. It's really an exciting opportunity to chat with you and to connect with your audience at thank you and my podcast is pretty new so as you can see i can win in big ones people so you have to keep listening. Thank you so amtrak. Could you tell our listeners. How we met. Yes yes definitely sir. I moved to bobby dos in december just before christmas and shortly after i arrived irish story for cnn and national about my move from hong kong to barbados and i had received a really positive response in the local community after not optical and some. I just think that's. I'm very grateful that a lot of people who came across it and everyone has really kind in say and bobby jones officer. That was how we connected. Because i am. I think each read it right and then we started working on twitter and then we swapped numbers. And we've just kind of kept in touch with each other sense but of course the kind of car in lockdown situation here in barbados. We haven't had the opportunity to meet face to face. But i'm sure we probably can. I'm holding out her that we will be able to do that in a few weeks time. Hopefully hopefully so adra why barbados. I came across the welcome stamp initiative in summer last year. And i thought that was really exciting. I believe barbados was one of the first countries to tout an initiative. Like this i think lots of other countries now during the hat me possibly the fast one i saw was barbados and i always wanted to travel to the caribbean region. Never been and at the time in hong kong. I i have been thinking about opportunities outside of hong hall. You know being able to be based in somewhere other than hong kong for some time. But i'm also not ready to entirely move away isn't for me so her and let's where my roots are so i thought foster boy that seems very once in a lifetime and.

Sandra twitter hong hall december english andrea macau today hong kong chinese barbados bobby dos more than eight years christmas Cnn each barbados andrea zoe last year irish
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

04:34 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"And to australia pip williams and her. The dictionary of lost words are the big winners at the indie book. Awards twenty twenty one. It's the second year the indie book awards have been announced online with the dictionary of loss words by pip announced as australian independent booksellers. Favorite book the year a winning the award pip. Williams hailed the work of australia's independent booksellers as they adopted. Pardon me adapted to working in a pandemic lock down and now. Let's move on to some literary days that we should be celebrating in april april. Second is international children's book day since nineteen sixty seven around or close to hans christian andersen's birthday april second international children's book day was celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children's books april twenty third world book and copyright day world book incorporate as an annual event held on april twenty third hosted by the united nations educational scientific and cultural organization unesco to promote reading publishing and copyright. The hope is that people will gain renewed respect for the replace irreplaceable contributions of those. Who have furthered the social and cultural progress of humanity's through books and on a personal note. It's my daughter's therese's birthday now. What are the odds of a writer. Giving birth to a baby on april twenty third world book day coffee rate day. How cool is that happy. Birthday advanced series. April thirtieth. Okay it's not directly related. But i like it. Especially where my particular type. A spoken word concern is concerned international.

april april Williams second year april twenty third pip hans christian andersen april April thirtieth Second australia australian children's book day united nations twenty twenty one 's book day april twenty twenty third world book day unesco seven second
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

07:52 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"And now the writing world roundup. This roundup is mostly about awards and celebrating us in the usa. The pen awards five creators in career achievement prices according to penn usa. The largest pen centers. George c wolfe. Well received the pen. Mike nichols writing for performance award and carson will receive the pen nikolov award for achievement. In international literature. Daniel jones will receive the pen. Laura pels international foundation for theater. Award pierre joris will receive the pen mahim award for translation and one of our own kwami does born in ghana but who spent his formative years in jamaica before moving to the us is the recipient of the biennial pen. Nora mccade award for magazine. Editing and in jamaica every couple of years there's the calabash literary festival the calabash family. Incidentally the artistic director is kwami does no surprise. They are happy to be able to share their participation in of global literary festival in february just past and they do have a recording of it on their website they had eight calabash writers by the sea and treasure beach but of course they missed their crowds of old in a tent. And of course they could not do that. You know given covert. They needed to make sure everyone was safe. So this news item is about letting you know that come may twenty seven to twenty nine thousand twenty two. They'll be able to gather once again so go to their site for more details. Antibody betas for the frank column or literary endowment or call as we finally called them. It's considered to be the olympics or romney's of rating right here in barbados an annual competition sponsored by the central bank of barbados usually. There's a trophy and for the first place winner. Us five thousand dollars and it is given to an entire body of work whether that's a collection of short stories or poems or an entire play or an avella. this is what it's about. There's also a prime minister's award this year. First place went to linda dean. An amazing editor storyteller poet. That's linda she came first. Then the passionate carly on blackman. When fairly can. I'm fairly sure wrote poetry and jc howard who also shared second with carly on then so wine evans. Also a prolific writer received the prime minister's award and for their safely given ceremony again. It was kept pretty intimate was a featured speaker a celebrated haitian writer ethylene trillo and to the us well pretty much. So establishing twenty eleven. The best shorts is an avant-garde worldwide. Competition that strives to give talented directors producers creative teams actors and new media creators the positive exposure. They deserve it. Discovers the achievements of filmmakers who produce high-quality shorts and new media and among the winners for march twenty. Twenty one is none other than penny hyena from barbados for her the film guru and educational instructional and training film go to best shorts dot net for more info. Still staying in the us. The brooklyn caribbean literary fest always lit their podcasts for season. Two kicks off with an interview of the team behind the organization. These people are doing great work so you really need to pay attention to the brooklyn caribbean literary festival. And they see that the would they hope that you. We hope that you enjoy this. As much as we did recording it. There's so much love camaraderie and passion for what we do and it must be real because we do it for the love of the culture and have no money terry gain in this. They also acknowledged kalab with podcast producer. Breadfruit media can't wait to hear this episode. Both of these entities as i said have been doing phenomenal work with showcasing our eating our region nuff respect listen to them both on major podcast platforms and the us more news. The audio publishers association hosted the twenty sixth annual. Audie awards virtually making them open to the public for the first time. According to the website formed in one thousand nine hundred six the audio publishers association apa is a not for profit trade association that advocate the common collective business interests of audio publishers. They consist of audio publishing companies suppliers distributors unreal realtors part of me retailers of spoken word products and allied fields related to the production distribution and sale of audiobooks and they focus on advocacy as far as promoting policies to create greater awareness phya events by delivering programs and services serving the common business interests of their members and also serves as networking educational and an informational form for their members and of course looking for high quality. Now for the twenty. Twenty one awards hosted by joan. Louise gabu pure nici by susanna clarke narrated by a tremendous actor and filmmaker chua tell. Lg for took home. The two thousand twenty one audio book of the year award then clap when you land by lisbeth acevedo and narrated narrated by veto and malania louisa. Marty of harper audio won the twenty twenty one young adult ardy award.

Daniel jones Mike nichols susanna clarke pierre joris ethylene trillo jamaica linda jc howard ghana february usa malania louisa five thousand dollars lisbeth acevedo march twenty twenty Marty this year first harper audio
"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

07:57 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on Seawoman Chronicles: The PODCAST with Sandra Sealy | world literary news

"They're welcome to see women. Chronicles the podcast. I'm scientists sealy a caribbean multi genre writer poet author and blogger from barbados and a lover of steamy really heart showers. I know what the experts say about the drain out of your skin yai but having that uninterrupted time without really hot water pounding me does me good about you but you know. Sometimes i've had some sweet lanes for a poem come to or a title for a blog or a story and sometimes it started flesh. Oh i'm thinking about it dream about it long after i get out and i don't even hear a family member talking to me. Sorry so i just like a space. Cadet don't tell them though not listening. Okay so i will share with you via this podcast twice. A month sometimes may get a bonus episode thrown in here and there now. This is the season one episode two. And if you're new. I'll give you an idea how this will work. You can typically expect these segments see. Women's speaks that's me in two parts. Guess spotlight and featured rating up. So i'm hoping you'll find inspiration. Learned something new come back for a bit more and bit of housekeeping for your perusing player especially those of you from your mobile devices. I'm not going to be putting out a lot of links and stuff in the show notes because it will make scrolling not very appealing so you can visit my blog see ones caribbean rating. It see women's care writing dot org. That's the the url or you can just leave me a voice note for something that you really want to know more boat. You ready okay. So for c. Woman speaks part one stead of ticket question from one of you wonderful people. It's going to be a topic. I'm going to choose and today. Rick wang with having your together you see this art business or you're solo partnership whatever field of endeavor it is. There's no need to have all your together do it anyway. What is this girl telling people now k. Potential sponsors before he ran away. This message isn't for you. It's for you artists you solo per nurse. Whether you're just thinking about doing this thing you're now beginning or you're somewhere along the way but you're getting frustrated cheated and yes maybe even burnt about your work your writing your craft. This crazy cove environment that toxic feedback and discouragement. From even people who love you. Well i'm here to tell you hold on. It's okay to sit and pause. I do it plenty. Probably a bit much but i always come back to the art. I find that taking those pauses is so important at some point. I will invite a therapist so we can take a deeper dive into this and look at like the technical stuff but my years on earth and my intuition tells me. I know i'm telling you straight stay true to your passion. Okay stay true to your focus. You will be the better for it and so will the world now. This particular focus came today as a result. I had to an i g post to quote put up. It told me how many of us are just out there suffering and relieved. They're not alone. Go to my gp h. And you'll see the one. It's the post with a quote about the butterfly to see that what i'm talking about. So the epiphany was you don't have to have everything lined up to get it done. There are things. I went after my personal rating development and my rating business sometimes not totally knowing what i was doing or knowing where i would finally end out but i knew i was on the right path so i researched i read. I watched an even with reach out to influencers. I network with others doing the same thing. I got mentors. I asked questions. I modeled where it made sense being a multi genre reiter i trade on different aspects of it. Some liked more than others made mistakes. I took jobs. They i didn't necessarily like or that may have something to be dry because i had responsibilities which may have conflicted with what it was trying to or may have taken on job. Just please someone else. I pause start had to fight analysis paralysis constantly. I invested sweat equity though usually money where i needed to and whatever i was doing i made it mine to reflect my ethos my brand my personality my culture. The main thing is. I always know where i want to get to. I knew i worked hard to develop my cross for my boutique. Agency see woman creative media and my blog my community outreach. I know that my quality of work can stand up to anyone's in the world. Because i'm not afraid to try new stuff. I really work at it and for me. The challenge comes to be the question of preparedness and self-discipline kane. Now i all the answers. I'm still learning every day. And i'm not at the level of sustainability that i wished to be yet but i'm getting there. I just thought it was important to share that with you. You know sometimes we can feel on intimidated or overwhelmed because it seems everybody else. Has it together but not true matter of perception so keep at it here with my life lesson in keeping it going like what you hear so far. Don't miss a show and click. Subscribe right this. Podcast is made possible by see women creative media and fabulous nurse just like you..

Rick wang today twice barbados one caribbean two parts earth dot org A month episode two season one part one
"andrea lo" Discussed on They Call Us Bruce

They Call Us Bruce

05:01 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on They Call Us Bruce

"Hello and welcome to another edition of they call Bruce Non filtered conversation about what's happening in Asia America I'm bill you and Jeff Yang, , and this week we have a very special set of guests who are the authors, , the creators of a very, , very special book when his right in. . The heart bone. . Shall we say? ? It is a book called Chinatown Pretty. . It is a book of incredible photographs and some just lovely words celebrating the elders who Don't just make up a the generation, , the greatest generation of our community but who? ? Make. . It beautiful with their very presence? ? So. . We left a welcome to they cost Bruce. . Valerie Lou in. Andrea . Lo. . Thank you guys so much for joining us. . Thanks for having US have come. . You guys have put together a really great project. . Know it started off as kind of a Website Project And then is now an a full-fledged published book. . It's Chinatown Pretty. . Is Just A. Really. . . Great tribute to Chinatown Elders grandmas and GRANDPAS, , but it hits on a very specific. . Aesthetic. . A fashion aesthetic. . I think what's really great about is that you've taken sort of the <hes>. . The the style photography mold and apply to <hes> kind of the more most unlikely subjects I think. . People who are very special in our community so Maybe, , you guys could describe actually what is Chinatown Pretty Yeah. . This is Valerie Chinatown pretty as a style that's common and chinatowns across North America <hes>. . It's really a patchwork of different. . Eras right close from Hong Kong? ? They've had for thirty years mixed with like say supreme hat that they got from who knows where? ? A lot of colors. . A lot of patterns <hes> sometimes I, , four shades of pink or four different floral patterns in one outfit. . And that's about keeping warm mostly <hes>. . So you could have a big puffy jacket but also keeping the sun out at the same time. . So really white built a hats. . I love that description <hes> just viscerally <hes> but I think for people who have not seen your blog and the book itself. . Just a little bit more kind of literal color around that. . So. . When we talk about transparency pretty we're talking about people who are usually immigrants for immigrants who but who have lived here a while and who have. . Synthesized a look and the fascinating thing is the look is different from person to person but somehow it all still fits this mold of Chinatown pretty it blends Western clothing it blends. . Traditional clothing from. . <unk>. . Historical closets as it were. . Sometimes across gender lines. . It's often incredibly colorful like you said, , is layered <hes> it's branded, , but it's also unique like there's a signature to how people. . In that generation dress that feels so much more vibrant than you know those of us, , who are I mean in in quarantine were like the sweatpants anyway. . But I guess, , what was it? ? That first struck you about the look of Of these elders and kind of lead you to coin the term and decided to actually explore it photographic in words. . Yeah. . This is Andrea I'm I'm the photographer behind the project and I think we would. . have. . Known each other for. . Several years now, , and we would hang out in Chinatown get dim sum and just people watch in the park. . And that <hes> press was really fascinating Chinatown I feel like has some of the best people watching and I think what we? ? Both intuited without really realizing why is that? ? A lot of the outfits we would see on the senior so people sixty five and plus. . They there's all this history woven into their outfits I think. . For us we might think, , oh, , it's like this vintage jacket from the seventies but you know for them it's like close. . It had ended preserved for decades. . Mixed with <hes> with newer Chinatown fines and let the handmade clothing as well. . So there's so much. . Shown in one outfit it's like there's a lot you can extract from it, , and so we were really curious about you know. . Not only like where did you get these cool shoes but also yeah, , how did this? ? Is just such A. . Look in. . So we're really curious. . About the stories and the people behind it and so that's that was sort of the seed of. . What led us to investigate. . So

Valerie Chinatown Chinatown Bruce Non Valerie Lou Jeff Yang Andrea Lo Hong Kong Asia North America
They Call Us Chinatown Pretty

They Call Us Bruce

05:02 min | 1 year ago

They Call Us Chinatown Pretty

"Hello and welcome to another edition of they call Bruce Non filtered conversation about what's happening in Asia America I'm bill you and Jeff Yang, and this week we have a very special set of guests who are the authors, the creators of a very, very special book when his right in. The heart bone. Shall we say? It is a book called Chinatown Pretty. It is a book of incredible photographs and some just lovely words celebrating the elders who Don't just make up a the generation, the greatest generation of our community but who? Make. It beautiful with their very presence? So. We left a welcome to they cost Bruce. Valerie Lou in. Andrea Lo. Thank you guys so much for joining us. Thanks for having US have come. You guys have put together a really great project. Know it started off as kind of a Website Project And then is now an a full-fledged published book. It's Chinatown Pretty. Is Just A. Really. Great tribute to Chinatown Elders grandmas and GRANDPAS, but it hits on a very specific. Aesthetic. A fashion aesthetic. I think what's really great about is that you've taken sort of the The the style photography mold and apply to kind of the more most unlikely subjects I think. People who are very special in our community so Maybe, you guys could describe actually what is Chinatown Pretty Yeah. This is Valerie Chinatown pretty as a style that's common and chinatowns across North America It's really a patchwork of different. Eras right close from Hong Kong? They've had for thirty years mixed with like say supreme hat that they got from who knows where? A lot of colors. A lot of patterns sometimes I, four shades of pink or four different floral patterns in one outfit. And that's about keeping warm mostly So you could have a big puffy jacket but also keeping the sun out at the same time. So really white built a hats. I love that description just viscerally but I think for people who have not seen your blog and the book itself. Just a little bit more kind of literal color around that. So. When we talk about transparency pretty we're talking about people who are usually immigrants for immigrants who but who have lived here a while and who have. Synthesized a look and the fascinating thing is the look is different from person to person but somehow it all still fits this mold of Chinatown pretty it blends Western clothing it blends. Traditional clothing from. Historical closets as it were. Sometimes across gender lines. It's often incredibly colorful like you said, is layered it's branded, but it's also unique like there's a signature to how people. In that generation dress that feels so much more vibrant than you know those of us, who are I mean in in quarantine were like the sweatpants anyway. But I guess, what was it? That first struck you about the look of Of these elders and kind of lead you to coin the term and decided to actually explore it photographic in words. Yeah. This is Andrea I'm I'm the photographer behind the project and I think we would. have. Known each other for. Several years now, and we would hang out in Chinatown get dim sum and just people watch in the park. And that press was really fascinating Chinatown I feel like has some of the best people watching and I think what we? Both intuited without really realizing why is that? A lot of the outfits we would see on the senior so people sixty five and plus. They there's all this history woven into their outfits I think. For us we might think, oh, it's like this vintage jacket from the seventies but you know for them it's like close. It had ended preserved for decades. Mixed with with newer Chinatown fines and let the handmade clothing as well. So there's so much. Shown in one outfit it's like there's a lot you can extract from it, and so we were really curious about you know. Not only like where did you get these cool shoes but also yeah, how did this? Is just such A. Look in. So we're really curious. About the stories and the people behind it and so that's that was sort of the seed of. What led us to investigate. So

Bruce Non Jeff Yang Valerie Lou Andrea Lo Valerie Chinatown Asia Bruce America North America Hong Kong Andrea
"andrea lo" Discussed on They Call Us Bruce

They Call Us Bruce

05:01 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on They Call Us Bruce

"Hello and welcome to another edition of they call Bruce Non filtered conversation about what's happening in Asia America I'm bill you and Jeff Yang, , and this week we have a very special set of guests who are the authors, , the creators of a very, , very special book when his right in. . The heart bone. . Shall we say? ? It is a book called Chinatown Pretty. . It is a book of incredible photographs and some just lovely words celebrating the elders who Don't just make up a the generation, , the greatest generation of our community but who? ? Make. . It beautiful with their very presence? ? So. . We left a welcome to they cost Bruce. . Valerie Lou in. Andrea . Lo. . Thank you guys so much for joining us. . Thanks for having US have come. . You guys have put together a really great project. . Know it started off as kind of a Website Project And then is now an a full-fledged published book. . It's Chinatown Pretty. . Is Just A. Really. . . Great tribute to Chinatown Elders grandmas and GRANDPAS, , but it hits on a very specific. . Aesthetic. . A fashion aesthetic. . I think what's really great about is that you've taken sort of the <hes>. . The the style photography mold and apply to <hes> kind of the more most unlikely subjects I think. . People who are very special in our community so Maybe, , you guys could describe actually what is Chinatown Pretty Yeah. . This is Valerie Chinatown pretty as a style that's common and chinatowns across North America <hes>. . It's really a patchwork of different. . Eras right close from Hong Kong? ? They've had for thirty years mixed with like say supreme hat that they got from who knows where? ? A lot of colors. . A lot of patterns <hes> sometimes I, , four shades of pink or four different floral patterns in one outfit. . And that's about keeping warm mostly <hes>. . So you could have a big puffy jacket but also keeping the sun out at the same time. . So really white built a hats. . I love that description <hes> just viscerally <hes> but I think for people who have not seen your blog and the book itself. . Just a little bit more kind of literal color around that. . So. . When we talk about transparency pretty we're talking about people who are usually immigrants for immigrants who but who have lived here a while and who have. . Synthesized a look and the fascinating thing is the look is different from person to person but somehow it all still fits this mold of Chinatown pretty it blends Western clothing it blends. . Traditional clothing from. . <unk>. . Historical closets as it were. . Sometimes across gender lines. . It's often incredibly colorful like you said, , is layered <hes> it's branded, , but it's also unique like there's a signature to how people. . In that generation dress that feels so much more vibrant than you know those of us, , who are I mean in in quarantine were like the sweatpants anyway. . But I guess, , what was it? ? That first struck you about the look of Of these elders and kind of lead you to coin the term and decided to actually explore it photographic in words. . Yeah. . This is Andrea I'm I'm the photographer behind the project and I think we would. . have. . Known each other for. . Several years now, , and we would hang out in Chinatown get dim sum and just people watch in the park. . And that <hes> press was really fascinating Chinatown I feel like has some of the best people watching and I think what we? ? Both intuited without really realizing why is that? ? A lot of the outfits we would see on the senior so people sixty five and plus. . They there's all this history woven into their outfits I think. . For us we might think, , oh, , it's like this vintage jacket from the seventies but you know for them it's like close. . It had ended preserved for decades. . Mixed with <hes> with newer Chinatown fines and let the handmade clothing as well. . So there's so much. . Shown in one outfit it's like there's a lot you can extract from it, , and so we were really curious about you know. . Not only like where did you get these cool shoes but also yeah, , how did this? ? Is just such A. . Look in. . So we're really curious. . About the stories and the people behind it and so that's that was sort of the seed of. . What led us to investigate. .

San Francisco TALLEC Chinatown Different Chinatowns Francisco Oakland Vancouver York New York Chicago Ross La Oakland Los
They Call Us Chinatown Pretty

They Call Us Bruce

05:02 min | 1 year ago

They Call Us Chinatown Pretty

"Hello and welcome to another edition of they call Bruce Non filtered conversation about what's happening in Asia America I'm bill you and Jeff Yang, and this week we have a very special set of guests who are the authors, the creators of a very, very special book when his right in. The heart bone. Shall we say? It is a book called Chinatown Pretty. It is a book of incredible photographs and some just lovely words celebrating the elders who Don't just make up a the generation, the greatest generation of our community but who? Make. It beautiful with their very presence? So. We left a welcome to they cost Bruce. Valerie Lou in. Andrea Lo. Thank you guys so much for joining us. Thanks for having US have come. You guys have put together a really great project. Know it started off as kind of a Website Project And then is now an a full-fledged published book. It's Chinatown Pretty. Is Just A. Really. Great tribute to Chinatown Elders grandmas and GRANDPAS, but it hits on a very specific. Aesthetic. A fashion aesthetic. I think what's really great about is that you've taken sort of the The the style photography mold and apply to kind of the more most unlikely subjects I think. People who are very special in our community so Maybe, you guys could describe actually what is Chinatown Pretty Yeah. This is Valerie Chinatown pretty as a style that's common and chinatowns across North America It's really a patchwork of different. Eras right close from Hong Kong? They've had for thirty years mixed with like say supreme hat that they got from who knows where? A lot of colors. A lot of patterns sometimes I, four shades of pink or four different floral patterns in one outfit. And that's about keeping warm mostly So you could have a big puffy jacket but also keeping the sun out at the same time. So really white built a hats. I love that description just viscerally but I think for people who have not seen your blog and the book itself. Just a little bit more kind of literal color around that. So. When we talk about transparency pretty we're talking about people who are usually immigrants for immigrants who but who have lived here a while and who have. Synthesized a look and the fascinating thing is the look is different from person to person but somehow it all still fits this mold of Chinatown pretty it blends Western clothing it blends. Traditional clothing from. Historical closets as it were. Sometimes across gender lines. It's often incredibly colorful like you said, is layered it's branded, but it's also unique like there's a signature to how people. In that generation dress that feels so much more vibrant than you know those of us, who are I mean in in quarantine were like the sweatpants anyway. But I guess, what was it? That first struck you about the look of Of these elders and kind of lead you to coin the term and decided to actually explore it photographic in words. Yeah. This is Andrea I'm I'm the photographer behind the project and I think we would. have. Known each other for. Several years now, and we would hang out in Chinatown get dim sum and just people watch in the park. And that press was really fascinating Chinatown I feel like has some of the best people watching and I think what we? Both intuited without really realizing why is that? A lot of the outfits we would see on the senior so people sixty five and plus. They there's all this history woven into their outfits I think. For us we might think, oh, it's like this vintage jacket from the seventies but you know for them it's like close. It had ended preserved for decades. Mixed with with newer Chinatown fines and let the handmade clothing as well. So there's so much. Shown in one outfit it's like there's a lot you can extract from it, and so we were really curious about you know. Not only like where did you get these cool shoes but also yeah, how did this? Is just such A. Look in. So we're really curious. About the stories and the people behind it and so that's that was sort of the seed of. What led us to investigate.

Bruce Non Jeff Yang Valerie Lou Andrea Lo Valerie Chinatown Asia Bruce America North America Hong Kong Andrea
"andrea lo" Discussed on They Call Us Bruce

They Call Us Bruce

05:01 min | 1 year ago

"andrea lo" Discussed on They Call Us Bruce

"Hello and welcome to another edition of they call Bruce Non filtered conversation about what's happening in Asia America I'm bill you and Jeff Yang, , and this week we have a very special set of guests who are the authors, , the creators of a very, , very special book when his right in. . The heart bone. . Shall we say? ? It is a book called Chinatown Pretty. . It is a book of incredible photographs and some just lovely words celebrating the elders who Don't just make up a the generation, , the greatest generation of our community but who? ? Make. . It beautiful with their very presence? ? So. . We left a welcome to they cost Bruce. . Valerie Lou in. Andrea . Lo. . Thank you guys so much for joining us. . Thanks for having US have come. . You guys have put together a really great project. . Know it started off as kind of a Website Project And then is now an a full-fledged published book. . It's Chinatown Pretty. . Is Just A. Really. . . Great tribute to Chinatown Elders grandmas and GRANDPAS, , but it hits on a very specific. . Aesthetic. . A fashion aesthetic. . I think what's really great about is that you've taken sort of the <hes>. . The the style photography mold and apply to <hes> kind of the more most unlikely subjects I think. . People who are very special in our community so Maybe, , you guys could describe actually what is Chinatown Pretty Yeah. . This is Valerie Chinatown pretty as a style that's common and chinatowns across North America <hes>. . It's really a patchwork of different. . Eras right close from Hong Kong? ? They've had for thirty years mixed with like say supreme hat that they got from who knows where? ? A lot of colors. . A lot of patterns <hes> sometimes I, , four shades of pink or four different floral patterns in one outfit. . And that's about keeping warm mostly <hes>. . So you could have a big puffy jacket but also keeping the sun out at the same time. . So really white built a hats. . I love that description <hes> just viscerally <hes> but I think for people who have not seen your blog and the book itself. . Just a little bit more kind of literal color around that. . So. . When we talk about transparency pretty we're talking about people who are usually immigrants for immigrants who but who have lived here a while and who have. . Synthesized a look and the fascinating thing is the look is different from person to person but somehow it all still fits this mold of Chinatown pretty it blends Western clothing it blends. . Traditional clothing from. . <unk>. . Historical closets as it were. . Sometimes across gender lines. . It's often incredibly colorful like you said, , is layered <hes> it's branded, , but it's also unique like there's a signature to how people. . In that generation dress that feels so much more vibrant than you know those of us, , who are I mean in in quarantine were like the sweatpants anyway. . But I guess, , what was it? ? That first struck you about the look of Of these elders and kind of lead you to coin the term and decided to actually explore it photographic in words. . Yeah. . This is Andrea I'm I'm the photographer behind the project and I think we would. . have. . Known each other for. . Several years now, , and we would hang out in Chinatown get dim sum and just people watch in the park. . And that <hes> press was really fascinating Chinatown I feel like has some of the best people watching and I think what we? ? Both intuited without really realizing why is that? ? A lot of the outfits we would see on the senior so people sixty five and plus. . They there's all this history woven into their outfits I think. . For us we might think, , oh, , it's like this vintage jacket from the seventies but you know for them it's like close. . It had ended preserved for decades. . Mixed with <hes> with newer Chinatown fines and let the handmade clothing as well. . So there's so much. . Shown in one outfit it's like there's a lot you can extract from it, , and so we were really curious about you know. . Not only like where did you get these cool shoes but also yeah, , how did this? ? Is just such A. . Look in. . So we're really curious. . About the stories and the people behind it and so that's that was sort of the seed of. . What led us to investigate. .

Valerie Chinatown Chinatown Bruce Non Valerie Lou Jeff Yang Andrea Lo Hong Kong Asia North America
They Call Us Chinatown Pretty

They Call Us Bruce

05:01 min | 1 year ago

They Call Us Chinatown Pretty

"Hello and welcome to another edition of they call Bruce Non filtered conversation about what's happening in Asia America I'm bill you and Jeff Yang, and this week we have a very special set of guests who are the authors, the creators of a very, very special book when his right in. The heart bone. Shall we say? It is a book called Chinatown Pretty. It is a book of incredible photographs and some just lovely words celebrating the elders who Don't just make up a the generation, the greatest generation of our community but who? Make. It beautiful with their very presence? So. We left a welcome to they cost Bruce. Valerie Lou in. Andrea Lo. Thank you guys so much for joining us. Thanks for having US have come. You guys have put together a really great project. Know it started off as kind of a Website Project And then is now an a full-fledged published book. It's Chinatown Pretty. Is Just A. Really. Great tribute to Chinatown Elders grandmas and GRANDPAS, but it hits on a very specific. Aesthetic. A fashion aesthetic. I think what's really great about is that you've taken sort of the The the style photography mold and apply to kind of the more most unlikely subjects I think. People who are very special in our community so Maybe, you guys could describe actually what is Chinatown Pretty Yeah. This is Valerie Chinatown pretty as a style that's common and chinatowns across North America It's really a patchwork of different. Eras right close from Hong Kong? They've had for thirty years mixed with like say supreme hat that they got from who knows where? A lot of colors. A lot of patterns sometimes I, four shades of pink or four different floral patterns in one outfit. And that's about keeping warm mostly So you could have a big puffy jacket but also keeping the sun out at the same time. So really white built a hats. I love that description just viscerally but I think for people who have not seen your blog and the book itself. Just a little bit more kind of literal color around that. So. When we talk about transparency pretty we're talking about people who are usually immigrants for immigrants who but who have lived here a while and who have. Synthesized a look and the fascinating thing is the look is different from person to person but somehow it all still fits this mold of Chinatown pretty it blends Western clothing it blends. Traditional clothing from. Historical closets as it were. Sometimes across gender lines. It's often incredibly colorful like you said, is layered it's branded, but it's also unique like there's a signature to how people. In that generation dress that feels so much more vibrant than you know those of us, who are I mean in in quarantine were like the sweatpants anyway. But I guess, what was it? That first struck you about the look of Of these elders and kind of lead you to coin the term and decided to actually explore it photographic in words. Yeah. This is Andrea I'm I'm the photographer behind the project and I think we would. have. Known each other for. Several years now, and we would hang out in Chinatown get dim sum and just people watch in the park. And that press was really fascinating Chinatown I feel like has some of the best people watching and I think what we? Both intuited without really realizing why is that? A lot of the outfits we would see on the senior so people sixty five and plus. They there's all this history woven into their outfits I think. For us we might think, oh, it's like this vintage jacket from the seventies but you know for them it's like close. It had ended preserved for decades. Mixed with with newer Chinatown fines and let the handmade clothing as well. So there's so much. Shown in one outfit it's like there's a lot you can extract from it, and so we were really curious about you know. Not only like where did you get these cool shoes but also yeah, how did this? Is just such A. Look in. So we're really curious. About the stories and the people behind it and so that's that was sort of the seed of. What led us to investigate.

Bruce Non Jeff Yang Valerie Lou Andrea Lo Valerie Chinatown Asia Bruce America North America Hong Kong Andrea