A lady’s impressions of Hong Kong

Tom Hong Kong / China, Reading 1 Comment

Well worth reading this talk about the turn of the 20th century Hong Kong. A quote of relevance to the Lunar New Year: A respectable Chinaman must begin the New Year free from debt, so that amongst the trades people there is great activity, collecting in their accounts, and discharging their own liabilities. The last day of the year the Chinese streets …

My kind of restaurant review

Tom Hong Kong / China, Reading 0 Comments

The gloriously named fuck yeah noms made me giggle today. “wah wah wah call the wahmbulance” is pure class. PS Comilonas is a great private kitchen: worth a visit. So overall, Comilonas’ shit was tasty and it’s clear that the super friendly and welcoming Lluis and Carrie are pouring a lot of goddamn heart and soul into their food.  The …

Taiwan’s elections and Hong Kong

Tom Government, Hong Kong / China, Reading 0 Comments

The recent Taiwanese elections (where broadly pro-independence parties did well versus the ruling party) were mid-term non-presidential election, so should have all the usual caveats about kicking the incumbents when it doesn’t matter so much. The part I found interesting was the list of issues that the voters cared about: China doesn’t rank high on the list. And wow, don’t they sound familiar …