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Dragon Boat racing, Tsimshatsui East

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The TST East boat race is international rather than local, but other than that the usual rules apply.
8th Jul 2005, 13:05   | tags:comments (0)

Night view from Victoria Peak

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I have to admit, I've seen clearer nights.
8th Jul 2005, 13:02   | tags:comments (0)

The Star Ferry Picture Nobody Wanted

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Everyone else is leaning over the side photographing the Hong Kong skyline: meanwhile, I'm taking a picture of the engine room.
8th Jul 2005, 12:59   | tags:comments (0)

Sculpture, Hong Kong Museum of Art

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I'm embarrassed to say that I can't remember the title or the person responsible for this, but its title was something to do with dialogues. Twenty or so cut-out metal figures, all with small wooden sticks tied to them. Viewers are encouraged to bang the figures with the sticks, thus producing a dialogue between the figures, and a dialogue between the viewer and the artwork. Or summat like that.
8th Jul 2005, 12:56   | tags:comments (0)

When Airports Die

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The site of Hong Kong's Kai Tak airport, closed since 1998 and still awaiting redevelopment.
8th Jul 2005, 12:52   | tags:comments (0)

The Paws Of Andy Lau

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Top Hong Kong singer and actor (you might have seen him in Infernal Affairs and House Of Flying Daggers) has his handprints and signature displayed in the concrete of Avenue Of The Stars, Tsimshatsui's answer to Hollywood
Boulevard. His waxwork also appears at Madame Tussauds on the Peak, where the advert in picture 2 draws frequent queries of "who's that div next to Andy Lau?"
8th Jul 2005, 12:49   | tags:comments (0)

Exercises In Futility I and II

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Trying to do something interesting with the Hong Kong Island skyline when you've only got one megapixel to play with.
8th Jul 2005, 12:42   | tags:comments (0)

HsbcBot Smash Puny Humans

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Hong Kong's two coolest banks in their full nocturnal glory: Bank of China and HSBC.
6th Jul 2005, 19:50   | tags:comments (0)