Saturday, 21 May 2011

Extending Illegally Extended Area

P1010877L (Camera: Panasonic GF2)

Illegal extension of shop areas outside business premises are common sights in Hong Kong. But it is rare that a shop extends the illegal area even from the sidewalk to the road.

Friday, 20 May 2011

Melancholic

R1231649L (Camera: Ricoh GX200)

A common Cantonese saying goes, "Ka Ka Yuo Bu Naan Nin Dik Keng" (every household has its account of mishaps). The saying tells of a common local belief that one shall not pity oneself too much for his or her own misfortune.

Buckle up, no matter how difficult the situation is facing you (the author just heard about an ex-colleague suffering from leukaemia; pray that he can get through it peacefully no matter what the future holds for him).

Thursday, 19 May 2011

If You Drink

R1231647L (Camera: Ricoh GX200)

a punch by mixing two cans of beer and two packs of chocolate milk, you could be as sexy.

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Rabbit

R1231644L (Camera: Ricoh GX200)

A rabbit in the sky.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Fu

R1231693L (Camera: Ricoh GX200)

This kiosk is selling all kinds of denim jeans of every kind and colour you can or cannot imagine. Denim is a kind of pants, or known as Fu in Cantonese which is homophonic to the word Wealthy. As Chinese is a nation keen on playing with homophonic words, pants is one of the items on the must-buy list to get prepared for the Chinese New Year.

This is way beyond or before, depending on which way you are looking, a Chinese New Year. But if you wish to buy a pair of cheap denim jeans, the open-air market on Fa Yuen Street is a good choice.

Monday, 16 May 2011

Lookalikes

R1231705L (Camera: Ricoh GX200)

Lookalikes marvel heros, the comically dumb-down oldies version. With costumes, they possibly look like'em:

super sentaiCan you tell who's who?

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Too Windy Maybe?

R1231714L(Camera: Ricoh GX200)

The image is blurred but just too temptingly comical not to be published.

This is Sunday. Lean on something or someone and conserve energy.