Odor, Noise, View

Smell of a city Today Hong Kong smelled like bread and herbs. Like fish in an alley. Like ocean breezes. Like incense. Like wooden furniture. Like basil. Like metal. Like gasoline. Like pollution. Like tea. Like a sanitized elevator. Like chocolate. Like body odor. Like refuse. Like rust. Like plastic. LikeĀ air conditioners. Like congee and... Continue Reading →

Gardening with Chili

When I first moved to Hong Kong, there was a list of necessities I had to buy: coffee press, mugs, frying pan, garlic, and chili powder. Everything else was secondary. We first acquired the coffee press and beans. Then, because there was only one hot plate in the apartment, I did not cook anything except... Continue Reading →

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