hiMe was born in Vietnam in the 60s and is of mixed ethnic Vietnamese and Chinese heritage. Her father was a former Signal Corps Lieutenant Colonel of the old Saigon regime before the Saigon Fall on 30/04/1975. Her mother was a children’s wear designer/producer/wholesaler. hiMe survived a sea journey from Vietnam to Malaysia after many failed attempts to escape Vietnam that spanned four-year period. She arrived in Australia in 1984.
hiMe writes about her life in Vietnam during and post the Vietnam war as well as in Australia as a refugee and a migrant.
hiMe likes to include a small poem of various styles to each of her 500-word writing piece.
There are related political, social, geographical and cultural facts, pictures and videos that accompanied each of hiMe’s writings.