Human Parts
Published in

Human Parts

Lunar New Year

Saying an excited hello and an early goodbye

An abstract of blurred bokeh lights
Photo: Ali Kahfi/Getty Images

Tomorrow is my last Lunar New Year as a resident of Hong Kong. It feels quietly important, subtly monumental, like reaching the end of Gilmore Girls or turning 29.

Some people do a lot of reflecting on the precipice of a new year. I’m sorry to say that I am one of these people. Given any official occasion to look back and look forward…




A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

Recommended from Medium

CelebrateYour Failures .

When you can’t see the forest because of the Trees.

Escapism: Our New Reality?

I’m Not Done With You

Things Fall Apart, But Do They Have To?

How To Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone When You Don’t Want To

Life Coaching Clients Suffering With an Eating Disorder

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Sarah Kwong

Sarah Kwong

British-Chinese writer exploring culture, identity, wellness, language, and travel. Currently in the UK. Found at Creator of

More from Medium

Video-Required Assignments Must Die: Thoughts from a Professor & Grad Student

The family working to cure loneliness

Making The Most Of Having A Low Budget

Why Traveling Often is Good For Health!