鴻源辦館 hung yuan store

2013.9.29 文咸東街32號地下 | 32 bonham strand 掌衛文咸東街街角四十年的鴻源辦館要撤了。幸而還有退身之地,到孖沙街去,二零一三年十月一日。 一家一家的老店,關的關,遷的遷,我們的香港,已經面目模糊。 strategic location, at the corner of bonham strand crosses hillier street, hung yuan has been safeguarding this focal points of the old streeets of sheung wan for 40 years. finally, it is moving; on oct 1. notices are hanging around the stall, when i passed by the stall this afternoon. old […]

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水街迷你街市 mini wet market on water street

2013.4.24 | water street 水街 雖然暮色已臨,這類綜合「濕貨」商鋪還見於舊區一兩個角落。一個鋪面有菜有肉有魚售賣,儼然一站式迷你街市。 this is a fading retail format. one shop space accommodating stalls selling fresh meat, vegetable and seafood. one can still find them surviving in certain corners in some old districts. 富華肉食公司坐鎮水街和皇后大道西交界。肉檔面向皇后大道西,有位大姐(嬸嬸)主理。角位是菜檔。向水街一面則是新仔魚檔(新仔已是成熟大哥)。 this one is in sai ying pun, named fu wah. it is at the corner of water street […]

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北角碼頭 north point pier

2013.4.7 | 北角碼頭 north point pier 北角碼頭自北角邨拆後便見黯然。依稀記得渡輪還是日常必需的交通工具的日子,這片地人聲鼎沸,肩磨穀擊,尤其黃昏的時間,大家為做飯都來買海鮮。如今盛況不再,倒讓我有機會欣賞碼頭的建築,一列的圓柱,紙皮石(馬賽克)鋪飾,昔日平常的建設,今日看來味道十足。 with the north point estate closed down in 2002 and torn down in 2003, north point pier’s hay day came to an end. back then, ferry was the public transportation, people went to work and return home taking the vessels, swamps of people in and out, just like tide […]

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