What pollution looks like in Hong Kong

Pollution in Beijing has been a hot topic in the mainstream media for the last week or so, but air pollution is something that affects us here in Hong Kong too, even though we’re quite far away from China’s capital city. The fact is, China remains the world’s producer of damn near everything, including the…

Rolling in the deep

Yesterday I did something that I swore I would never do — I swam in Hong Kong. But before you go accusing me of being a snob, I have good reason for wanting to avoid dipping in the salt in the South China Sea….

The dark (and dirty) side of Hong Kong

Without a doubt, the worst part about life in Hong Kong is the POLLUTION. It is incredibly depressing when you don’t see a blue sky for days and days at a time, knowing that it’s not because of clouds, but because of industrial and local pollution. Today the sky cleared but I had been counting…