Hong Kong

Round-cornered building in Kowloon, Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s round-cornered buildings

Round the Bend I have been compiling on Hong Kong’s characteristic round-cornered buildings for years. Sometimes I’d go out with a plan to photograph specific buildings, other times I’d stumble across one while out and about (and infuriate companions as I’d shout “hang on a mo… need to get my phone out…”). But that’s where […]

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Fabric of the City – Hong Kong Market Under Threat

Is this famous Hong Kong market under threat? Yen Chow Street Hawker Bazaar has had a curse of demolition hanging over it for several years now. But so far it seems to be hanging on – though we could say “hanging by a thread”. When I was a kid in the 1950s and early 60s,

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