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Loving my local library...

Despite its inability to stock certain of the more obscure books (ahem!) I want to read, I really do love my local library! A case in point is a couple of titles I recently brought home with me. 162 more words

Natalie Barney, Art, and Pure Presence

The first time I have read one of Natalie’s ideas, I was amazed by her courage and clarity of thought. In “Women of the Left Bank” she is described as a woman that lives by the belief that pure presence is essential for a life where Art and Beauty are prioritised every step of the way. 255 more words


READS OF THE YEAR 2017: Vicki Husband

Ocean Vuong’s first collection Night Sky with Exit Wounds is remarkable for many reasons, not least the way it holds its contradictions together with such poise: violence and sensuality, family relationships and the Vietnam war, grief and sexuality. 481 more words

Year In Review 2017

The Flaneur in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde — Mr Hanson's English

In my last blog I discussed the act of walking and in particular the figure of the flâneuse in Ruth Orkin’s famous 1951 photograph of a woman walking in Florence. 39 more words


Wan Chai (Part One: A Brief Overview of Part of the Inner City) (Liz)

After venturing (mentally, at least) to the New Territories, now it’s time to return to the Island and into the inner cities, since there are so many more pictures from there haha XD… 375 more words

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Tsuen Wan (Part Three: Street Food!!!) (Liz)

Welcome to Part Three of my Tsuen Wan ‘series’. :)

This post will feature street food, and you may like to compare them with my future posts on street food elsewhere as well ^^ 707 more words

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Tsuen Wan (Part Two: Food Culture on the Street Level) (Liz)

Hello, it’s me again :)

In this post I’d like to share some observations on the eating culture of Tsuen Wan, particularly their local stores, and almost all the shots were made from a footbridge that I was on while heading to Tsuen Wan Station, after a nice dinner with my girlfriends. 834 more words

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