Reminder: This Saturday! Hong Kong launch of The Tale of Pin Yin Panda!

February 2, 2012 at 4:55 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

It’s going to be huge! Come along and join the fun at Pin Yin Panda’s launch party this Saturday at Bookazine in Princes Building at 2pm! Here is your official invitation! I’ll be reading Pin Yin’s story, Harry Harrison will be running a quiz with prizes, and there’ll be lots of nibbles and drinks, with wine for the grown-ups! But make sure you register at or phone 2522 1785 to let Bookazine know you’re coming!

A fabulous CNY event at Blackwells Bookstore in Oxford!

February 2, 2012 at 4:47 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Huge thanks to Hannah Chinnery and Zools Verjee, events organisers at Blackwells Bookstore in Broad Street, Oxford, for a fabulous Chinese New Year event last Saturday! Hannah’s Chinese New Year decorations and delicious nibbles pulled in a lovely crowd, and Chester Choi and I had so much fun! Here are a couple of photos – more to come in the next website update at!

Panda on Abbey Road!

February 2, 2012 at 4:35 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

My panda Pandora (Pin Yin’s English cousin) is a mad keen Beatles fan! So as we left the American School in London and St John’s Wood, she couldn’t resist a visit to the Beatles stamping grounds just around the corner! Here she is at the famous Abbey Road Recording Studios where the Beatles recorded so many of their hit records:

And crossing the road with her mum, just like the Fab Four on THAT album cover!

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