Backpacking in Hong Kong: Visiting Ocean Park, Hong Kong Island

Ocean Park then. Written in English, spoken in English and known to the world in English. Yet this famous theme park lies on the south side of Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong without a hint of Chinese writing in its title… It’s a theme park with an “ocean” feel to it plus that mix Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: Visiting Ocean Park, Hong Kong Island[…]

Backpacking in Hong Kong: Top 5 Sights in Kwun Tong

Kwun Tong is an old part of Hong Kong based on the Kowloon side. It is currently being redeveloped and is Chinese to the core. It is on the Kwun Tong (green) MTR line which stretches south west to Yau Ma Tei and east to Tseung Kwan O via Yau Tong. Top 5 Sights in Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: Top 5 Sights in Kwun Tong[…]

My Family Don’t Seem So Familiar: 2 Years Apart and Hong Kong Reunion

As you get older and life changes you find you see your family less and less, unless of course you have a wife and kids of your own, which I don’t. I emigrated from the UK finally in 2009. That was the last time i saw my Mum and Dad. However it was a full Read more about My Family Don’t Seem So Familiar: 2 Years Apart and Hong Kong Reunion[…]

“The Last Plane Out of Sydney’s Almost Gone, And In Seven Flying Hours I’ll Be Landing in Hong Kong” *

The above quote, the headline, the lyric and the song was something which I first discovered on arrival in Australia, “the land down under” back in October 2009. Seems a lifetime ago now. The lyric comes from the Jimmy Barnes/Cold Chisel hit song “Khe Sahn”, a song which will forever remind me of my time Read more about “The Last Plane Out of Sydney’s Almost Gone, And In Seven Flying Hours I’ll Be Landing in Hong Kong” *[…]

“and you know what it means to me babe…” – My jaded Hong Kong princess

It’s possible that this blog is often pieced together at random intervals without showing a flowing indication of my life, so this post will hopefully show the current beliefs.  And is dedicated to the forlorn, special and worldly Yu Pan Yu. Love hurts and always will hurt us, but something special should shine through. That Read more about “and you know what it means to me babe…” – My jaded Hong Kong princess[…]

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