IT'S GOOD TO BE HERE
Inspirational videos & interviews with change-makers, pace-setters & influencers in our community.
Bobsy sits down with Helen Mak, the heart & mind behind Social Vegan on a cold crisp HK morning in the charming PoHo neighbourhood. A lawyer by trade, Helen has developed a truly inspiring social media platform in a very short time raising awareness about the growing plant-based movement and how it is spreading like wildfire in our lovely city; especially amongst the younger generations…
David Yeung really needs no introduction in the HK, he is a man about town & a sought after public speaker. He is the co-founder of Green Common one of HK’s most successful plant-based outlets, an author on Zen & more recently the creator of Omni-Pork. David sits down with Bobsy and opens up about his biggest influence in life, his late father, as well as what inspired him to start his movement of plant-based ventures.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 03 - EPISODE 03
Bobsy sits down with the legendary Christine Loh on a rainy & very noisy morning to enjoy a good chat over some yummy V-Coffee. (excuse the background noise apparently it was the rain) An Insightful chat about Christine’s earlier days & who inspired her to become the future activist & political change maker that she is known for today. Did you know that Christine was instrumental in banning the sale & trade of Ivory in Hong Kong!? Look out for a funny moment at minute 39:27 where Bobsy asks her the question on many HK People’s wish list.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 03 - EPISODE 02
Peggy sits down with Bobsy a few days after super typhoon Mangkhut had severely hit HK on September 16th, 2018 to chat about the ups & downs of operating a conscious business & the challenges of eco-friendly health restaurants in HK. There will always be an insightful & inspiring spark when Peggy & Bobsy meet, this time was no exception. A must see for any budding eco/health entrepreneurs emerging on the local scene.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 03 - EPISODE 01
A rather sunburnt Bobsy sits down with Katty Law one of our City’s most active Change Makers. If you have ever wondered who helped save PMQ, Wing Lee Street, Pound Lane amongst other landmarks, helped keep what’s left of our urban culture & helped guide the Government & the URNA (Urban Renewal Authority) away from “unsensible development“ look no further! We all collectively owe this extraordinary woman & mother a BIG THANK YOU!
Over breakfast they touch on some fascinating insights into the local history of our community, as well as discussing a much needed & feasible vision for revitalising Greater Central.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 02 - EPISODE 08
Bobsy sits down for an informative chat with Paul Zimmerman, who is a breath of fresh air within the bureaucratic system, and learns about his early days in HK well over 30 years ago, as well as deeper insights in how the Government body politic ticks & some of the challenges facing change makers in our city & ways in how to overcome these seemingly stubborn blocks in the way.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 02 - EPISODE 07
Bobsy sits down with HKU’s Dr Wong Alvin Chi Chung a local music legend, veteran DJ , Radio / Television host & writer, to talk about all things MUSIC, the culture & creativity behind music both locally & internationally. His Spirit of Aloha is well, alive & kicking.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 02 - EPISODE 06
Tony is a well connected & charming man about town who is motivated by Tech social entrepreneurship that serves the community, the creative arts & society at large. He also has a love for creating original & daring music happenings in community spaces around town.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 02 - EPISODE 05
Yogini, soul-sister & all round change-maker extraordinaire May sits down with Bobsy on a beautiful HK Spring morning to chat about the essence of the feminine, the innovative Garden Gatherings, Consciousness & her early days as one of Pure Yoga’s first teachers back in 2002. Short & sweet, heartfelt & deep with some beautiful insights shared with this extraordinary woman & Mother.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 02 - EPISODE 04
Sally Lo is a tireless philanthropist, woman-about-town & co-founder of the HK Cancer Fund. Sally has made HK her home since 1968 and really needs no introduction in our city. She sits down with Bobsy for an intimate chat that has her talking about her, less known, yet fascinating early days in HK.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 02 - EPISODE 03
Adele Leung is the X-editor of Positive News HK, and a pioneering voice for feminine empowerment in the fashion industry, a change maker operating multiple platforms including “ Simply Love Project“, Chicchart.com, “ Live True Be You ” & “ True Tees.” You can find out more about this inspiring woman at her own site: adeleleung.hk
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 02 - EPISODE 02
Jenny has been a one woman power house for change in HK since arriving here at the end of the 1980’s. Championing the preservation of her beloved Lantau Island & establishing Ark Eden a remote & lush green oasis of a valley where she conducts green workshops, bio dynamic farming & all manners of sustainable education working with schools & corporates alike to inspire change.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 02 - EPISODE 01
Jill is without a doubt solely responsible for raising awareness about the misfortunate plight of the Moon Bears in China & to a lesser degree Vietnam where Asiatic Black Bears are held captive in tiny cages with their gallbladder bile forcefully extracted. A passionate & compassionate campaigner who has chosen the peaceful way to tackle this sensitive yet barbaric practice. Under her foundation Animals Asia she and her dedicated team have made the case for banning this cruel practice universally accepted. She sits down on a crisp fresh Autumn morning on the charming Pound Lane Terrace to enjoy her first ever KoKo V-Coffee with Bobsy.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 01 - EPISODE 08
In this the last episode of this season, Bella Ip of Bella Vita Extraordinaire ( finally a woman Bobsy!! ) sits down to have Breakfast with Bobsy to discuss her unusual & pro-active journey so far in being a pioneer Feminist & Social Entrepreneur who has been actively inspiring handmade cottage industries in HK as well as being a beacon for Asian women in how to tap into their feminine power without losing their femininity in our still dominant masculine world.
This beautiful woman embodies the essence of femininity and teaches us to look again at what it truly means to be a WOMAN. Fascinatingly insightful!!
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 01 - EPISODE 07
Dr Simon Chau - Iconic Leading veteran of the HK Green Movement
Simon is a local legend & a true pioneer of the green movement, having co-founded GreenPower the environmental charity back in 1988, Produce Green Foundation in 1989 which set up the first commercial organic farm in HK, the Vegetarian Society of HK in 1994 and the list of his landmark achievements continues on and on ad infinutum. Since 2011 he has been totally living on a raw plant based diet setting a wonderful example that one can lead not only a healthy dynamic proactive lifestyle on a raw diet but to also look 15 years younger than his youthful 70 years whilst doing so is quite the achievement.
In episode seven, Simon sits down with Bobsy for a lively chat in this one-hour long one-take-scene in which much of HK’s green movement history is brought back to light. A must-see for anyone on or embarking on a Green healthy lifestyle in our beloved City.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 01 - EPISODE 06
Craig Leeson has long been a champion for alternative movies in HK & founded the I Shot HK Film Festival many years back to promote films that made a difference.
He recently took 4 years to make the seminal Plastic Ocean that has just been released to critical acclaim, and as a result has now transformed into a full time champion for raising environmental awareness and specifically campaigning about the Plastic crisis facing humanity today… Craig wears many interesting hats including one as correspondent for the global news channel Al Jazeera.
In Episode Six, Craig sits down with Bobsy for a one take non stop powerful chat about the plastic crisis, global Mind change, the root of our humanitarian, ecological & spiritual crisis, his recent movie & some positive solutions at hand.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 01 - EPISODE 05
In Episode Five Bobsy’s guest is social entrepreneur Howard Ling, as they both sit down and chat, over some MANA! signature KoKo Coffees, about social enterprises, changing attitudes, turning point moments, larger shifts in consciousness plus some forward thinking cutting edge ideas that only such entrepreneurs can in-vision.
Howard is the quintessential Hong Kong Social Entrepreneur who wears his heart on his sleeve. He is someone who is fully dedicated towards giving back to his hometown and building a city that is more compassionate and equitable.
His pioneering local vegetarian Chinese restaurants, are not only promoting a plant-based diet, but are also employing the less fortunate members of our society and giving them equal opportunities, truly successful social entrepreneurship in action.
Howard has been leading by example for many years with his myriad projects and social services and as a result has become a beacon of light in our city.
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 01 - EPISODE 04
Christian is one of HK’s original creatives and partially responsible for creating the Lan Kwai Fong scene when he started the pioneering 97 Group back in the day. He has moved on to greater and different things now and is the founder of the famous Kee Club amongst other creative enterprises. He is above all a passionate cultural creative who invests in beauty & community. He is deeply inspired by Buddhism and applies his spiritual believes into his businesses as well as being a renowned philanthropist.
He sits down with Bobsy over an inspirational chat covering a little history, consciousness, cancer, alternative healing & the scandalous business of modern medicine…
BREAKFAST WITH BOBSY: Season 01 - EPISODE 03
In Episode Three, we feature Andrew Mcaulay , Chair of one of HK’s most iconic Landmarks the Kadoorie Farm & Botanical Gardens as well as an insightful published poet, environmental activist & discreet global philanthropist.
In this chat Andrew shares with Bobsy how he found himself waking up to “ what he was really on earth to do” , his deep love for KFBG, King Cobra snakes, the Yin & Yang symbol & what he likes about the Mana! Chia Seed Pudding.
He also shares a rare reading from his latest book of poetry Unveiling the Heart.