Angelina Lo-Chui greets me at the entrance of her 12th-floor art studio in Central. A group of children parade past us, waving goodbye. It’s raining outside, but in here it feels like sunshine. This is CreativeKids, a wonderland for children bursting with stories to tell and art to make. Continue reading “Angelina ‘Auntie Angie’ Lo-Chui – Art Educator”
Professor Wong Chai Lok, also known by his aliases ‘Ming-Fu’ and ‘Lok-Yung’, is renowned both for his major contributions to education in Hong Kong and to Chinese calligraphy. Over his long career, Professor Wong held many public and private posts, including Inspector of Schools and Headmaster of Government Schools. He has worked for over 60 years to promote Primary, Secondary and Adult Education in Hong Kong. In the past few years Professor Wong and his wife have been using proceeds from the sale of his calligraphic works to build three schools in Guangdong and Guizhou. This project has been supported by his friends and students. Continue reading “Professor Wong Chai Lok – Scholar, Educator, Calligrapher”
I caught up with Thomas Forde, who’s on an epic cycling journey from Auckland, New Zealand to Ballycastle, County Mayo in Ireland, where he was born. Continue reading “Thomas Forde, envirocyclist, political enthusiast, traveller”
John Hobbie is a Hong Kong-based theatre set designer. He’s a full time production designer for Disney, and the man behind the entrance hall to the giant DHL balloon that can be seen over the West Kowloon skyline. Continue reading “John Hobbie, painter of Hong Kong”
Mr. Chan is a street musician who plays a Dizi (笛子), a type of bamboo flute that is used in Chinese folk music and Chinese opera. On most days Mr. Chan can be found by the ATMs on the corner outside the AON China Building on Queen’s Road Central.