Christy Pow­ell

Hong Kong Tatler - - Concierge -

In my twen­ties I would high­tail it to the Cap­tain’s Bar with my friends in the hope there’d be a lock-in and the Man­darin Ori­en­tal would have to put us up for the night. Nowa­days I sus­pect my kids would get a bit up­set if I took off, so we hun­ker down and pray the TV doesn’t blow. Dur­ing the last ty­phoon my chil­dren put on their ski suits and ran around the gar­den, div­ing onto the grass to aqua­plane along the flooded lawn. The fol­low­ing Christ­mas in Switzer­land

they looked rather strange in ski suits cov­ered in grass stains.

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