January, 2015

What will the 砵仔榚*  taste like tomorrow?砵仔榚 is a wonderful rice pudding on a stick. This particular one has red beans in it.

What will the 砵仔榚* taste like tomorrow?

It’s hard to identify what factors are at play when you’re talking about how a people or a city changes in a short amount of time. The waves of economic changes are a constant pressure on a city whereas the nuances of cultural differences are sometimes subtle and hard to identify if you’re not sensitive to them.

The sight of orchids at thirty-eight thousand feetSomewhere during the flight, as our plane was making a line towards the Russian coast line and the Kamchatka peninsula, the sudden recognition of freshly cut purple and white orchids in between our seats appeared as if to remind us of the journey that lay ahead.

The sight of orchids at thirty-eight thousand feet

Somewhere during the flight, as our plane was making a line towards the Russian coast line and the Kamchatka peninsula, the sudden recognition of freshly cut purple and white orchids in between our seats appeared as if to remind us of the journey that lay ahead.