Rain

Martial law in Thailand and factory riots in Vietnam have left Hong Kong largely unaffected and unscathed. The only news here is rain. It rains. It has been raining for weeks. There were two weeks wherein it did not stop. This was followed by weeks when it rained at least part of every day. One... Continue Reading →

A rainy weekend in Taipei

I love Taipei. It is so chill. It has a city feel, but also seems more rural and friendly. I went for three days last week over the Dragon Boat festival holiday. (I missed the festival in HK, but it was great to get away for a second. I'll go next year?) It is like... Continue Reading →

Jamie’s first junk

There are a few kinds of parties people have in HK–beach parties, dinner parties, karaoke parties, bar hopping, rooftop grilling parties and junk boats. Any public holiday: "who wants to do a junk!?" Any summer weekend: "who wants to do a junk!?" A junk boat is a yacht that has enough for a spacious party... Continue Reading →

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