我的康樂大廈 my connaught centre

2015.1.1 | jardine house, central 怡和大廈 每次走到康樂大廈附近都不禁抬頭細賞,那方形大樓無數圓形的窗戶,長春不老。仰望向上的圓形有如香檳泡泡昇華,實在百看不厭。 依然喜歡叫大樓康樂大廈,因為當年,他是香港最高的商業建築。還記得從前來到樓底廣場,感覺四方視野遼闊;不懂藝術,但走到亨利摩亞雕塑前就是喜歡;其時,最喜歡跟康樂大廈連體的一系列活動就是走到卜公碼頭的上蓋花園欣賞海景海風。 現在舊物不在,欣賞角度更新。喜歡從中環的空中連接天橋走來,在通道上近看建築;或走下面向中環郵局的一方,在陽光普照的日子,看著水池流蕩閃耀波光,映照亨利摩亞雕塑和幾個閒坐池邊的路人。甚至在中環街頭看到大樓的地方,就欣賞周圍玻璃幕牆上圓形窗戶的反映。 i adore this building – the timeless rectangular tower echoes with the regular circular windows. i prefer calling it connaught centre because the old name reminds me the good old-time – it was then the tallest building in hong kong and asia for a several years […]

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街市 wet market

2012.12.16 |  triangle street 三角街 很喜歡賣餸菜的街市,濕漉漉、光猛大紅圓膠燈、小販叫賣、人頭湧湧。濕度溫度聲音味道光影的大奏合。 三角街是一條短街,所以以上一切都更濃厚。每逢乘坐電車經過灣仔,我都忘不了往這條街瞧瞧。 wet markets in hong kong are not the most pleasant, but i am crazy about them: wet and slippery on the ground, big red plastic light bulbs shinning bright, hawkers yell and shout to draw customers attention, stalls always try to be greedy and occupy more spaces on the […]

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winter morning 冬晨

2012.12.7  | des voeux road west/witty street 德輔道西近屈地街 around 6:30am, eateries lit up the street and feed the early risers. the light and steam beaming out so much warmth every winter morning. catering business is a hard business, tough work, small profit, high competition and daunting rental pressure. my respect to all the people in the […]

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