CHINESE NEW YEAR: 恭喜發財

How was everyone’s Chinese New Year? I know it was a couple of weeks ago now but I thought I’d wish everyone anyway :) As a tradition we always go to the Victoria Park Chinese New Year Flower Market! It’s kind of a love/hate thing for me…cos the crowds are insane and people are so pushy/shovey but then it’s fun to see all the stupid shit they’re selling and to buy our pretty CNY flowers!


Nanz sniffing these gigantic tulips!


Kumquat / 金橘


Peonies i think?


Nanz in her new parka with a rabbit fur trim! Also, Mulberry Edie bag and Cole Haan Maliya snake skin oxfords!


I don’t know what this flower is called but when you buy it, they strip off layers of the leaves and jus throw them on the floor. Towards the end of the day, the vendors are literally standing on like a foot of those leaves!


Some weirdo disgusting sugar coated fruit i think..


Spinning fans/windmills for good luck!


Lol an example of the random shit they sell here..but I do have to commend the sellers since they are all young hard working highschool/university students!


Nanz smelling her favourite flowers that I always forget their names


Hanging plants!


Buying our cherry blossom for the new year :)



And finally on first day of CNY, our cherry blossom at home!


Pretty lucky posing in front of our baby tree


Our pretty CNY flowers


Few days before, Nanz bought us some air plants!


And finally, Obi all tired out from our intense day of playing mah jong all day!

A quick 恭喜發財, 新年快樂, 萬事如意, 身體健康, 年年有餘 and that’s all I know!


          

6 comments on “CHINESE NEW YEAR: 恭喜發財

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *