Monday, 29 July 2013

Spot the difference

The first is taken by night, the second by day. Other than that, can you spot the difference(s) in these two photos of the same spot taken a few months apart?

- More grafitti -

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Saturday, 20 July 2013

Washing day

When it's too cramped indoors, just move your household appliances to the outside wall of your home. Simple.

- wash then dry -

My page in the current issue of Time Out HK - urban roots:

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Friday, 12 July 2013

HK's drinking water

High Island and Plover Cove reservoirs, from about 500m in the air. The colour difference is in part due to the depth, apparently - High Island, though smaller in surface area, is the deeper of the two and has the greater volume of water.

 - more shades of emerald -

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Saturday, 6 July 2013

Aaagh! Swim away!

... seems to be the reaction of the average fish when approached by a cumbersome, bubble-making tank-wearing human in neoprene. This results in a lot of photos of fish tails. But I find that if I sneak along quietly without making any bubbles I can get close enough to take a cute little group of grazing fish by surprise.

Goatfish in HK
''little green jobs'' and a wrasse, Cebu
I suspect this is the strategy used by sharks to get their lunch.

- more on this very topic -

This fortnight in Hidden HK: temples that are really hard to get to.

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