Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Hot Crossed Buns

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Inexcusable behaviour by ‘fake’ flat eric and the Easter chicken Here I am, sitting in Hong Kong airport eating a hot crossed buns(two, if I am being truthful) for the first time in four years. Partof the collateral damage of living abroad is losing connections […]

Travel

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Well, here I am in Hong Kong airport, on my way to Shanghai. I am coming over at the last minute to kick off one of my projects. In typical DEM style, schedules were changing by the minute right up until I left work yesterday, […]

Out of Breath

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Well, here I am in Hong Kong, waiting for my connection onwards to London. The last few weeks have been a little too much, and I am really looking forward to unwinding a little. I am intrigued to see England in the summer time – […]

Medicine No Fakes

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Medicine No Fakes – a funny sign in Macao The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

The Macao Run

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I had been to Hong Kong several times before but never Macao, so I was really excited about hopping on the ferry with Jade and checking it out. A quick 50 minute hop over on a choice of catamaran or jet foil, the first thing […]

Hong Kong with Jade

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Jade and I managed to jet off for a quick weekend in Hong Kong and Macao, before all the crazy stuff begins to happen in the next couple of months with her job – she’ll be spending rather a lot of time in Beijing from […]

I’m Used to Hong Kong

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It seems strange to say, but I am not used to being used to Hong Kong. It’s supposed to be this amazing world city and here I am again meeting some friends and enjoying a beer. I have to say though, taking the train from […]

Change of Plans

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My plan to fly to Hong Kong tomorrow, wait for my China Visa, and then spend 5 days in Shanghai has been cancelled. Why? Because tomorrow is a national holiday in China so I need to fly immediately! I had ten minutes to pack pants […]

HK -> Sydney

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Here I am in Hong Kong once again after a bit of a scary trip to the airport, with a taxi driver that had clearly never driven on the motorway before. A bit more relaxed now…. and ready for the leg to Australia! The story […]

45 Hours in Hong Kong

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Friday NightI had been looking forward to meeting Ele in Hong Kong for the last month, ever since she gave me dates for her visit to Beijing and Xiamen. The planning, unusually, was perfect and I landed 5 minutes behind her, probably trailing her plane […]