Alliance For a Beautiful Hong Kong

Protect Beautiful Hong Kong

There is a battle going on inside your wardrobe. I don’t mean between wearing leggings or a mini-skirt. This same battle is being fought on highstreets, in magazines and in Fashion Weeks around the world. The battle is to save the fashion industry’s soul. Broadly speaking, here are the two sides. On one side, are those getting the fashion industry (and the environment that supports her) into such a mess. […]

Categories: Magazine

Hong Kong is one of the world’s busiest ports and has a maritime history that stretches back more than 6,000 years. As an island and a global trade centre our busy waters help define us. What few people realize, however, is that the cargo, ferry and pleasure ships plying our “fragrant harbour” burn dirty bunker fuel that contributes significantly to air pollution. Our greatest asset, our harbor, is making us […]

Categories: Magazine

In my first draft of this column, I wrote of being a crazy man for trying to protect the environment, even though huge problems remain and I have not become rich. I also asked you to join in this crazy pursuit, but was perhaps not clear enough, as the editor asked for a revision. Since that first draft, I have come across this quote from billionaire builder Sir Gordon Ying […]

Categories: Magazine

Like the perennial housing shortage in Hong Kong, lack of spots in school is a topic that is always in the news. We were so intimidated by the rental expense in this city when we moved here two years ago that education issues did not really register but after having a baby less than a year ago, there was no escaping it. Everyone around us told us that we had […]

Categories: Magazine