myHK: Things NEVER said in Hong Kong
Wherever you go in Hong Kong, you’re most likely going to hear a lot of chatter going on. But, I’m guessing you’ve never heard my top 10 of, “Things Never … Continue reading
New China Hand: We’ve Got You Covered!
Apart from food, what’s the one type of product you’d want to be completely safe before using? Things that are life-and-death, right? Maybe you picked aeroplanes or cars or roller … Continue reading
streetSNAP: The Black & White challenge
The 5 day black and white challenge has been doing the rounds on Facebook for the past month or so. The challenge is to take 1 photo a day, for … Continue reading
streetSNAP: The Lamma Fun Day
The yearly Lamma Fun day, held 2 Saturdays ago, is a charity event that raises money for poor children in Nepal through the Child Welfare Scheme. This year there was … Continue reading
streetSNAP: Crystal Castles
The familiar shown in an unfamiliar way. That’s how i like to describe my collection of crystal ball images. Out of the 30 in my collection, these are some of … Continue reading
New China Hand: Suicide is Painless
Steering away from the Occupy movement this week, the big political earthquake in Mainland China recently has been Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption movement. Encouragingly, the president is following through with his … Continue reading
streetSNAP: People of Hong Kong part 3!
Just a couple more portraits of strangers in Hong Kong. Most of these pictures were shot with permission, which is a helluva lot harder to do than you think it … Continue reading
New China Hand: Hong Kong! Take the Occupy Central Quiz !!!
We’ve been inundated with local and international media coverage about the civil disobedience movement in Hong Kong, including from this blog, which is supposedly about Mainland China! But how closely … Continue reading
streetSNAP: Hong Kong Fractals
‘The best camera you have is the one that’s with you’ – Chase Jarvis. I always have my phone with me and while it may not be the best camera … Continue reading
myHK: How about a little rant…
Did anyone watch the Hong Kong vs Argentina football match at Hong Kong Stadium last night? Many were shown a powerful display by some of the best footballing talents in … Continue reading
New China Hand: In it for the Long Haul?
The news agenda has moved on only stutteringly from the Hong Kong protests. The recurring spectre of pollution in north China has reared its head again as we approach the … Continue reading
New China Hand: What Next?
We’ve seen the best and worst of Hong Kong in the last eight days. Around this time last week, we were all in shock as the police unleashed tear gas … Continue reading
streetSNAP: The Umbrella Revolution
The student protestors who had occupied the major highway through the CBD of Hong Kong were recovering from a hard night of protesting today; it might look like their supporters … Continue reading
myHK: I have a confession to make…
Photo by Sean Creamer I have a confession to make… I’m addicted to reality T.V. It all started for me back in the days of Real World and I … Continue reading
New China Hand: The Elephant in the Room
For those expecting a story about an elephant: sorry to disappoint. It’s a metaphor. It’s Monday and of course NewChinaHand is replete with crazy stories from the Middle Kingdom, … Continue reading
streetSNAP: The Streets of Hong Kong
Black and White street photos from around Tsim Sha Tsui, North Point and Mong Kok. Next time on streetSnap, some of my abstract HK work. If you like my photos … Continue reading
myHK: When I Think of Hong Kong…
When I think of Hong Kong, I think of opportunity. When I think of opportunity, I think of challenges. When I think of challenges, I think of money. When … Continue reading