Financial stars fought under the stars. Some saw stars. Yup, that’s the best I can do. Photo courtesy of Michael Perini.
The conditions don’t exactly match those of Williamsport, but that hasn’t stopped kids here from playing (and loving) the game.
Severed heads and escaped convicts? It can only be one thing: the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens. My latest radio story for Only a Game.
Here’s my latest radio story for The World. It’s about Corinna Chamberlain, aka Chan Ming Yan (陳明恩), a Cantopop singer here in Hong Kong.
Here’s my most recent story for NPR’s sports show, Only a Game. It’s about an annual race here in Hong Kong (香港) in which hearty souls race around Mount Kellett road carrying whimsically decorated sedan chairs.
Of interest, sedan chairs were registered in the territory as late as 1962, according to this South China Morning Post article. For a photo of a reposing Air France crew enjoying the luxuries of a coolie-carried sedan chair, check out gwulo.com, a wonderful online repository of old Hong Kong.
I didn’t know the tram at the end would contain the message it did.
Interviewed today by Noreen Mir about Man of War. Listen here.
Now and then I appear (very briefly) in Hong Kong TV commercials. See if you can spot me in these recent ads.