Category Archives: Hong Kong

In Hong Kong is Celadon

National Poetry Day, it is. I thought I’d give air, finally, to a thing I wrote a quarter of a century ago (me, now tamping tobacco into my pipe). March 1991 to be precise. Enough that the piece has stayed with … Continue reading

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Blur: This Very Wet, Rainy Town

An ice cream cone is held aloft; a torch still carried for Hong Kong. Skipping the street grid of the television’s guide, I chance upon New World Towers; a last year’s film about the band, Blur, and the making of The … Continue reading

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Green Revisited Pictures of Lantau

New photographs of old photographs. Hong Kong Scenes like the Extra-Room Dream. Old Lantau Island’s Chung Hau Village replayed – and a raining morning under a tin roof, way back in Tsoi Yuen Tsuen. Safely stored since the beginning and … Continue reading

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