Valencia shares the  same birth date as my mum (different year of course!).

Didn’t opt for epidural this time round. Labour was fast and furious; it ended just under 2 hours.

“A star fell from heaven,

and landed in our arms,

with all of mommy’s sweetness,

and all of daddy’s charm.”


HK pegged its currency to the U.S dollar in 1983 when negotiations between China and the U.K over the city’s return to Chinese rule spurred capital outflows. In 2005, policy makers committed to limiting the currency’s decline to HK$7.85 per dollar and capping gains at HK$7.75.