American Skies

The sky is bigger and bluer in America. It's true. Even though I'm in a city filled with high rises and skyscrapers, the sky is obviously clearer and larger [than Hong Kong specifically, and other places generally]. This may seem like just an aesthetic quality, but let me assure you it is not. There are... Continue Reading →

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Pollution: Running and Unhealthy Choices

I left the office Thursday afternoon to grab a cup of coffee. We walked outside, and it was dark, as if a storm were rolling in. My colleague said, “is it going to rain?” No, it wasn’t rain. The air was a thick brown haze. I tried to breath less. The air quality that day... Continue Reading →

You can see the stars

I was on a friend's terrace on Sunday night, we were in the middle of Sheung Wan in downtown Hong Kong, among the sky scrapers  and bright light in the middle of the night. I looked up and saw the stars. About 15 stars. But they were stars, and they were visible. This has only... Continue Reading →

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