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Almost there…

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Well it’s been a roller-coster of a ride from a summer meeting in 2010 and a small seed planted by another Hong Kong Adopted.

The highs of …

To the absolute lows of …

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In The Land Of My Birth

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The first time I travelled to Hong Kong I was completely overwhelmed by the mass of humanity.

The crowds are still here in Hong Kong but there has been a certain level of sanitisation of Hong Kong. Many of the street markets, night “restaurants” have gone. And whilst I maybe amongst the majority, physically I am still an outsider.

I am considered usually as a bit of a novelty. At worst as a gwei mui. limited With my broken and badly spoken,With my broken and badly spoken extremely limited Cantonese and my very obvious western ways. But nevertheless I am spoken to politely (usually) and with patience.

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