1960s Looking west over HKFC

What: The big building in the foreground is the HKFC's (Hong Kong Football Club) old stadium. Does anyone know which years the stadium opened, and later was demolished?

Where: The photographer is standing to the east of the HKFC. The angle puts him above the stadium, but not so high that he was on top of

1928 View down Wellington Street

Where: We're on Wyndham Street, looking west along Wellington Street.

What: The signboards along the left side of the street show the

Kowloon Wharves after the 1906 typhoon

When: The strong typhoon had hit Hong Kong on the 18th September, 1906. 

What: This photo, taken shortly afterwards shows a couple of the large ships that were driven ashore.

Does anyone recognise the ships? I am out of Hong Kong for the next few weeks, so I don't have access to any history books.

Where: Kowloon wharves, near today's Ocean Centre and Harbour City. These little wagons often appear in old photos of the wharves. They were used to

R E Jones' diary goes home

Yesterday I met Rae at her home in England, and delivered her father's diary:

Handing R E Jones' diary to Rae

Rae first got in touch two weeks ago [1]. By coincidence I'd already booked a flight to London for last week, so I asked if I could pay her a visit. That was arranged, then on Tuesday she mentioned that

1920s View over western Hong Kong

Where: A couple of buildings on either side of the photo pin down where it was taken. First look down in the bottom right corner, where you'll see these buildings:


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