Monthly Archives: May 2010

David Alan Miller’s Gershwin with the HKPO

Got slightly soaked for Gershwin last Saturday evening. For no reason, there was a sudden downpour when I emerged from the I-Square exit of the Tsimshatsui MTR Station, where I got stuck with a group of garrulous Italianos and Italianas just … Continue reading

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Art HK 10.2

Saturday was an exhausting day. I worked at the office until 1.15 p.m., went home to pick up a book I had bought for my friend Peter, grabbed a snack, rushed back to meet him at the exhibition hall of … Continue reading

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Art HK 10

I was doubly lucky today. Yesterday, a fellow blogger Connie (?) wrote a piece on her blog about the second annual Hong Kong Intrnational Art (not Arts, which includes more than just visual art) Fair or  Art HK 10. In addition, … Continue reading

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Another Dream

Just had another strange dream. I do not know why. I had the feeling that I was back in the house of my childhood. There were three bedroooms in that house. But somehow I felt even in my dream that it … Continue reading

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Neruda’s Oda a la Cama (Ode to the Bed 聶魯達 之 床之頌)

Today, I intend to start translating a new series of Neruda‘s poems: those in which he writes not just of fruits you often see in the Chilean fruterias, marketplaces, family kitchens or dinner tables, but normally life-less everyday objects. Let me see. I’ll start off with…ah, the … Continue reading

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Ghosts and Spirits

Upon the "very strong recommendation" of a recent acquaintance at the UUHK, I attended a gathering of a group which meets regularly at a vegetarian restaurant somewhere in Mongkok. That was  yesterday afternoon. Before the meeting, my acquaintance told me that … Continue reading

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Time to Think

Humanity is now at a crossroad. Either we continue to live as a species on earth or we die at our own hands due to a combination of greed, ignorance and short-sightedness. This is the conclusion reached by Robert Jones, … Continue reading

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