21 July 2022 🎬 🎓
Attribution Theory in Education: I uploaded a video and article introducing a theory related to motivation.
12 April 2022 🎨
Pixar Animation Concept Art: This article—on my art blog—features photos of an exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum.
3 April 2022 🇨🇳
Is the Communist Party of China Popular? (Myths of Modern China: Part 1): An in-depth article about the level of support for the government among citizens in China.
21 February 2022 📰
Advertising Lines of Appeal: A detailed article (with lots of examples) describing the different approaches advertisers use to try to persuade you to buy their products of services.
11 September 2021 📰
15 Factors Affecting Newsworthiness: An in-depth look at why some events are considered newsworthy and other events are ignored by the media.
14-28 August 2021 🎓
Creative Writing Materials: I updated the section for creative writing notes. The poetry section is finished and the short story section is now under construction. There are lots of explanations and examples of key ideas.
1 August 2021 📷
Just Cats: Photos I’ve taken of cats!
1 August 2021 📷
Music Performance Photo Gallery: Photos I’ve taken of live music performances.
1 August 2021 📷
Dance Performance Photo Gallery: Photos I’ve taken of live dance performances.
27 July 2021 📷
Sky Diary Part 1 (Wu Kai Sha): Beautiful photos of sunsets, twilight and sunrises taken at Wu Kai Sha (Hong Kong), where I lived for a few years.
8 April 2021 📰
Roles of the News Media: What are the roles of the news media according to different mass media models? How well is the media performing these roles?
18 May 2021 🙋♀️
Renovating and Decorating a School English Corner: I recently refurbished the school English Corner. This article describes the whole process.
11 May 2021 🏛
Architecture: Jockey Club Innovation Tower (Zaha Hadid): This article—on my art blog—showcases an interesting building at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
9 May 2021 🎞
Visit to a Studio Ghibli Diorama Exhibition: This article—on my art blog—features photos of a visit to am exhibition featuring scenes from anime such as My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle.
27 April 2021 🎨
Art Inspired by Vintage Photos: This article—on my art blog—features paintings and mixed-media art by Gavin Mitchell, Takahiro Yamamoto and Satoru Aoyama.
16 February 2021 🎹
Untitled by Jessica Yip. This is a short 62-second piano instrumental by Jessica Yip. We recorded it a few years ago, but I just added it to the free background music series under ‘Short Instrumentals and Intro Themes’.
16 February 2021 📖
Illustrated Book Report Examples: Two short book reports for illustrated books—The Song of Memory (by Jeanie Leung) & Best Bear Ever (by Liz Climo). These are examples for a student activity at the school where I teach.
31 October 2020🎞
Weathering with You: The Ending Explained. An analysis of the controversial ending of Makoto Shinkai’s anime. Did Hina and Hodaka do the right thing?
- 📷 = Photography
- 🎹 = Music
- 🎬 = Videos
- 🎓 = Education/learning;;
- 📰 = Article about the mass media
- 🎞 = Article about movies
- 🇨🇳= Article about China
- 🎨= Article about art
- 📖 = Article about books
- 🏛 = Article about architecture