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Slow Hong Kong: A Walk Through Hong Kong Park

There’s a lot of pressure on Hong Kong Park. It shoulders the responsibility of representing the whole of Hong Kong, but it has become such a familiar landmark, it almost disappears into the landscape. It also has the challenge of distinguishing itself from its neighbour, the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens, with which it is often confused. […]...

Slow Hong Kong: In the Steps of a Governor

When you’re on the Peak, you aren’t really at the summit. You’ll need a bit of effort and imagination to reach the true peak of Hong Kong Island, 552 metres above sea level. Try as you might, you will never quite make it, because access is restricted by the telecommunications infrastructure on the summit of Mount […]...

Picture Hong Kong: The Vanishing Landscape of Queen’s Road West

The changes started years ago, but it was only when the giant cow disappeared that it became clear what was happening. In 2015, the bovine emblem of Queen’s Road West restaurant Sammy’s Kitchen was removed, an iconic piece of neon scrubbed from the street it had dominated for 40 years. The cow was taken away […]...

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