Submitted by Admin on Sat, 2014-04-12 22:00
The following post is courtesy of Rob Weir. He describes the pillboxes the British built around Hong Kong's coastline in the lead-up to the Japanese invasion. Over to Rob: <Read more ...>
Submitted by David on Sat, 2014-03-29 12:00
Ian Lambot co-wrote the well-known book about Kowloon Walled City, "City of Darkness". Here I ask Ian about the new and expanded edition, "City of Darkness Revisited".
David: The book is full of beautiful photos - do you have a favourite?
Ian: Where to begin! Should it be the aerial image I took one misty evening in, I think, 1989, which now appears all too regularly – and almost invariably without permission – on any website about the Walled City you care to mention? <Read more ...>
Submitted by David on Sat, 2014-03-15 10:30
Who do you recognise in these old group photos?
Joan Izard sent in this photo of Central British School (today called KGV), showing the staff and students in 1939:
Joan can see her brother, Douglas Franklin:
And thinks this is probably <Read more ...>