Yes we have arrived here on our way to the Bologna Book Fair and upon making it to our hotel room the attendant who delivered our bags said “I have one question. Why is the smallest bag the heaviest?” This of course is the bag filled with books for our Bologna showcase.
This first part of our expedition, our days in Hong Kong, is nearly all about feasting and today’s feasting was at the ICON hotel restaurant Above and Beyond with my wonderful relatives. It was a fixed set lunch that had this which is just about my favourite …
and this ….
and I forgot to grab a shot of the desert. Just delicious and so much food that we don’t have to eat for, well, a good few hours! But what is even more significant is that my extremely talented cousin Barney created the staff uniforms! See, stylish and elegant:
Before lunchtime feasting it was strolling time for a quick look around our hotel. We checked out some of the side streets and discovered very very fresh food, and vegetarians – beware! Graphic photos following (although if you have gone this far you can probably see them already – fresh meat:
and more fresh fish:
and fresh (?) underwear!
This was all found in one of the local street markets where the locals do their daily shopping:
So a little shopping and little more local walking finding this – surely the smallest shop in Hong Kong:
More on the Carolinas later but Pam Vaughan (official photographer for the New England conference last weekend) has just sent me oodles and poodles of photos … so if you don’t want to see piccies of me in action – then look away now! There are photos of me with friends, of me panelling, photos […]