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streetSNAP: The Pets of Hong Kong

Some of mans best friends, on the street, in Hong Kong. Enjoy! Next time on streetSNAP, portraits portraits portraits! Cheers Sean

February 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

myHK:The Time is Now!

“I can’t believe it’s 2015 already!” Well what year did you think it was?!   Yes, a new year is upon us and we’re gonna be another year older soon. … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · 6 Comments

impactHK: Event 8 Announcement!

Hey everyone!  It’s been too long!! I hope you all are having a great Christmas holidays. Last week, we helped hand out nearly 1000 presents to underprivileged children in Kowloon. … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

myHK: Want a Race?!

I recently bought a bicycle! Although it’s tough to find great spots to ride in Hong Kong and I have had a park security guard give me a good chase, … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

New China Hand: Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

Who wants to be a millionaire? I do! Especially the cool kind, like Mr. Xiong Shuihua in Xinyu, Jiangxi province. A self-made steel millionaire, Xiong returned to the village where … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

November 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

November 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

myHK: We Made It!!

It’s time to break out the champagne!  Our blog is officially 1 year old! And what a year it has been!  Our blog has adapted so much over the year, … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · 6 Comments

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

November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

myHK: I’m Going to do Something Crazy!

I’m writing this blog quickly now before last night’s alcohol leaves my system, causing me to change my mind…   Last night was a blast! I went to Drum Jam … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

October 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

October 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

impactHK: Coffin Homes on HK Island. The Visit!

This past Thursday we handed out the $5000 that we raised at our last junk boat party for those living in caged and coffin homes. Our last handout was in the … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

streetSNAP: The Umbrella Revolution, Part 2

The Hong Kong protest has been dubbed the ‘Umbrella Revolution’ because of the humble umbrellas usefulness in protecting oneself against extreme police crowd control like teargas, pepper spray and stray … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

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