If you can’t stand the heat, get off the mountain

Yesterday a terrible thing happened. I organised a hike for this hiking group I joined, to take them up the Tiger’s Head, which is one of my favourite hikes. I’ve actually reached the peak in 45 minutes, but that was back in March when it was very cool. But yesterday we set off, and when…

Time to kvetch

I promised myself I wouldn’t do it, but I’m afraid that the time has come… I need to whinge about the freakin freezingness of Hong Kong. Granted, mainland China is currently suffering through its coldest winter in half a century, and us in the south don’t have it nearly as bad, but I really do…