Tag Archives: Mui Wo

Green April Rain, 2

Because as much as anything it was raining early morning. Standing at the door, watching the sparrow family at the birdhouse; a small yellow windmill rattles and blurs on a neighbour’s terrace. A raindrop from a leaf hits the tin … Continue reading

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Guitar Man, Part 4

Shop, in Hong Kong, somewhere (a rare memoir of unknown) – sold musical instruments and jet skis; machines, moulded white curves nosing at the windows, echoed those of outlandish pianos. Took up the pale-tanned Washburn on a bench and cradled … Continue reading

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The Stones Roses of Lantau Island

Some cultural phenomena you just find yourself ‘in on’ anyhow: which is to say without being where, or exactly when, it’s all taking place. It was like this for me with The Stone Roses, back in the day – and … Continue reading

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Green April Rain

Mid-April steams in with its anniversary of a significant soaking. I have one too. Twenty-two years ago this week I began a short, some eighteen months, residency in Hong Kong, living in Mui Wo on Lantau Island, or Old Lantao, … Continue reading

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