The Newest Caribou Hunter… By waterfallsandcaribousJune 22, 2014 ( 51 ) Say kia ora to the newest addition to the waterfallsandcaribous posse, Olive. And yes, we named her after food. Born in Hong Kong on 12th June 2014 at 5.53am, weighing 3.085kg (6.8 pounds). Share this:EmailShare on TumblrMoreLike this:Like Loading... Categories: baby, Hong Kong, TravelTags: baby, caribous, gratuitous baby blog, honeymoon, Hong Kong, travel, waterfallsandcaribous Related Articles Street Art in Sydney By waterfallsandcaribousMarch 25, 2015 ( 4 ) Getting Closer to Home…and Away By waterfallsandcaribousMarch 3, 2015 ( 4 ) Bye Bye Lah! By waterfallsandcaribousFebruary 23, 2015 ( 14 ) 51 comments › A.i. Dumitru June 22, 2014 • 2:51 pm Welcome, Olive! Congratulations to the parents, she’s wonderful! And I bet she’ll be a gourmet as soon as she can eat solid food 🙂 A warm hug from Italy, from one of your faithful readers. Anca Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 22, 2014 • 2:57 pm Thanks for your lovely message, Anca! We suspect she might already be a gourmet and that she was deliberately late arriving due to the prospect of being stuck with boring old milk for the first six months, haha. Reply ↓ Chica Andaluza June 22, 2014 • 3:06 pm Welcome to the world little Olive – you are beautiful and I am sure your parents are the proudest parents in the world! My grandmother was also called Olive and she was an incredible woman – so you have a beautiful name in my eyes 🙂 Congratulations to you all! Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 22, 2014 • 3:15 pm Her parents are COMPLETELY besotted by her gorgeous, squidgy little self 🙂 xxx Reply ↓ caroline June 22, 2014 • 4:57 pm She’s beautiful!!! Congratulations! I send the whole family my best wishes. xo styleontheside.com Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:14 am Thanks so much! Reply ↓ Carrie K June 22, 2014 • 6:44 pm Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She’s lovely, and what a perfect name. I look forward to reading about her culinary adventures! 🙂 Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:14 am We’ve already started making sure she’s getting some cafe time 😉 Reply ↓ Expat Eye June 22, 2014 • 10:39 pm Congratulations! Wonderful news! And great name too! 🙂 Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:15 am Cheers! Reply ↓ Bernie Kilkelly June 22, 2014 • 11:07 pm Hi HJ & Dan. Congratulations from all the Kilkellys !! We look forward to meeting Olive in due course. Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:15 am Lovely to hear from you! We look forward to introducing her when we’re back over yonder 😉 Reply ↓ Gerri June 23, 2014 • 12:36 am Congratulations!! She is beautiful! What a cutie. Much love from Mike and I xxxxx Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:15 am Awesome to hear from you guys 🙂 We’re pretty chuffed alright! Reply ↓ Johno and Rachelle June 23, 2014 • 5:45 am Congratulations guys, I’m sure Brian/Janie has already passed on our congrats. Absolutely love the name and she looks adorable – let the fun times begin! I’m sure Olive will lover her Caribou adventures. Rachelle & Josh x Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:16 am Hope you guys are enjoying wee Josh, too! Reply ↓ Grace June 23, 2014 • 5:48 am Awww. Congratulations. And Olive is a great name. Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:16 am Thank you! Reply ↓ Sara Genene June 23, 2014 • 6:14 am Welcome to this world Olive! Congratulations to you and I am sending you all the love from Ethiopia 🙂 Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:17 am Thanks Sara! Hopefully we can introduce you someday 🙂 Reply ↓ Ship's Cook June 23, 2014 • 7:27 am Congratulations from London, she’s lovely Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:17 am Cheers! We think she’s quite lovely, too 🙂 Reply ↓ hong kong fong June 23, 2014 • 12:31 pm Congratulations! Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:17 am THANKS!!! Reply ↓ John Schumacher June 23, 2014 • 2:10 pm Congrats you two; she’s beautiful (and I love the name)! Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 1:18 am Thanks so much, John! Reply ↓ cindyhkim June 24, 2014 • 1:54 am OMG, little human! Congratulations on your beautiful bundle of joy! 🙂 She shares a birthday with my dad, which I think is super cool. Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 2:10 am Yip, yay, she’s here!!! Is it weird that we will now never forget your dad’s birthday?! Ahahahaha. Reply ↓ cindyhkim June 24, 2014 • 1:32 pm Lol, we are now forever bonded by the birth date of our kin 🙂 thecaptainnemo June 24, 2014 • 3:57 am Congrats, Best wishes Olive, may delicious BBQ be forever in your future Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 10:03 am Hehe we’ll make sure of that! Reply ↓ Jessamine in PDX June 24, 2014 • 5:57 am Yay!! So exciting! Congratulations! And great name choice — perfect for such a cute little dumpling! Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous June 24, 2014 • 10:04 am Oh yeah, we probably should have worked ‘Dumpling’ into her name somehow, hehe. Maybe that could be an extra middle name 😉 Reply ↓ Sophia W. June 24, 2014 • 11:57 am Congratulations, so happy for you!! Love the photo of the three of you. Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous July 30, 2014 • 5:09 am Thanks Sophia! Reply ↓ Adventurer Kate July 4, 2014 • 12:34 am congratulations!!!! Hope momma and poppa are getting plenty of rest 🙂 Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous July 4, 2014 • 10:33 am Sleep ins are certainly a thing of the past currently but on the whole we’re all doing pretty well! Reply ↓ Adventurer Kate July 5, 2014 • 9:19 pm glad to hear it, and looking forward to continuing to see and read about your new type of adventures! 🙂 Jina July 10, 2014 • 12:06 am Guys，congratulations! Olive is beautiful :’) Esp. H-J, 辛苦了!!!! (which literally means “you have suffered” in Chinese, but is kind of a way of saying ‘well done’ or ‘great job’ haha). And I love that she is named after food. I will probably do the same if I ever have a child. Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous July 10, 2014 • 4:22 am Thanks so much, Jina! We look forward to introducing you when you’re here 🙂 Any ideas on food names for future babies?! Hehe. Reply ↓ When in New Places July 24, 2014 • 1:04 am Congratulations HJ and Dan!!! She’s absolutely perfect ~ what an amazing addition to your family!! I love the name “Olive” how perfect! Hope you’re all doing wonderfully! ~ Andrea ❤ Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous July 30, 2014 • 5:09 am Thanks for for lovely wishes guys 🙂 Yip, we’re doing really well at this end! Excited about having an extra along for the ride… Reply ↓ jennytrax July 24, 2014 • 8:52 pm Congratulations! What a beautiful Baby! Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous July 30, 2014 • 5:10 am Thank you so much! We’re feeling pretty impressed with ourselves, haha. Reply ↓ richardmcgary August 12, 2014 • 4:46 am Oh, WOW. I knew you most likely had the baby by now and I’m really excited for you. Please forgive is for our delay in congratulations but our 24 yr old and our 34 yr old are now living with us again which puts a cramp in blogging. 😮 Oh, the joys of parenthood. 😉 All I can tell you is to get ready for the wildest ride of your life. BTW, if you ever receive a manual for Olive, please send it to me ASAP as we never received one for ANY of our children – it can never be too late. They also came with no warranty, express or implied, and perpetually drain our bank accounts, not to mention our energy and emotions. Think of it as the wildest roller coaster ride of your life taking you to the highest highs and most amazing drops conceivable. Labor is a piece of cake in comparison or so I’m told. 🙂 You will also find it is your secret, innermost desire is for her to have children so she can experience the same ride as you and finally understand. 😀 Much congratulations!!!!! You both will be wonderful parents and we wish you, and Olive, all the best. She will change your life in ways you have never dreamed. Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous August 15, 2014 • 2:35 am Wow, if what is to come pales in comparison to labour, I DEFINITELY want to find that return card, stat, haha. I’ll let you know if I find a source of manuals/money-trees/warranties… It’s funny you should say that about looking forward to your children having children. My mum has been quite open about her desire for this arrangement for a few years now (she even heckled our wedding vows, haha) and is absolutely relishing it, even from afar. It seems to be a pretty special relationship and, even better, one in which you can spoil them rotten and give them back to the parents at the end of the day. We’re loving the roller coaster ride so far and cannot stop oogling her and congratulating ourselves for making such a fabulous little critter. Hope you and yours are all well and lovely to have you back! xxx Reply ↓ Shelli@howsitgoingeh? August 12, 2014 • 10:36 pm Olive, dear Olive. Langdon is waiting in the prairies of Canada to give you a big chubby hug! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I love your maternity gown by the way. Yours, or the hospitals??? You guys look sooooooooooo in love! Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous August 15, 2014 • 2:30 am Oh that outfit was most definitely the hospitals…and they are very particular that you must wear it the whole time, lest you escape and not be recognisable by your garb. Mmm head-to-toe-pink…ahhhhh. Reply ↓ Interview with WaterfallsandCaribous | bluebalu: Living in Hong Kong October 6, 2014 • 4:40 am Just an ordinary glutton January 2, 2015 • 7:56 pm Haven’t been on your blog for a while. So happy to see that you have an additional family member. She is beautiful 😀 Congratulations! Reply ↓ waterfallsandcaribous January 3, 2015 • 7:43 pm Thank you so much! Shall include some more recent photos in upcoming blogs as looking back at that shows us just how much she has changed…Hope you are well and happy new year. x Reply ↓ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. 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