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The Big Buddha and Tai O  Posted on 04/13/2014
Living in Hong Kong means that, as time goes by, you stop doing the touristy stuff. But when you get visitors, as I did recently, you’re forced out of bed and out in to the wider world of giant Buddhas and rickety fishing villages....
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In Print…  Posted on 03/29/2014
  The Hong Kong Writers Circle has just published its 2014 Anthology – ‘Another Hong Kong’. A range of short stories and poetry re-imagining the city in the past, in the present, in the future… Well...
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Walks 7: Maclehose Trail Section 5, Lion Rock  Posted on 03/15/2014
Today’s walk takes us high in to the hills overlooking downtown Hong Kong. In Cantonese, Kowloon means ‘Nine Dragons’ – one dragon for every hill in this range. And the most striking dragon is, um, a lion. From most...
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Adventures in Cantonese Cuisine Part 12 – Hot Pot  Posted on 02/22/2014
Winter in Hong Kong, and China in general, means one thing: hot-pot!   And what with the chilly temperatures hitting Hong Kong recently, dangerous lows of 5 degrees coupled with 100% humidity, it took until our 4th restaurant to get a...
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Cold Weather Warning  Posted on 02/09/2014
I woke up this morning and foggily reached for my phone. Nothing more than a lazy Sunday morning beckoned. How wrong I was. I bolted upright upon discovering that, during the night, a ‘Cold Weather Warning’ had been issued...
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Liebster Awards  Posted on 02/02/2014
A couple of weeks ago I was nominated for a Liebster Award, very kindly, by thisgirlabroad. My blog is one of, and I quote, ‘amusing stories’ and ‘photos’. Which is the best summary any one could give my efforts....
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High(er) Rise Hong Kong  Posted on 01/27/2014
Photomichaelwolf.com/#architecture-of-densitiy/1 I’ve posted a link to an article about this photographer, Michael Wolf, before. And here’s more: Hong Kong in all its high-rise, cramped, claustrophobic splendor. The night...
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Walks 6: Hong Kong Trail Section 6  Posted on 01/04/2014
This particular stroll (and it is a stroll, not one of Hong Kong’s more testing walks) should take a couple of hours: from Quarry Bay on the north of Hong Kong Island to Tai Tam Reservoir in the south. At first, you take section two...
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