Some photos taken around Disneyland and at the Inspiration Lake at Northeast Lantau between Good Friday and Easter.
True to its roots as a place for inter-faith dialogue between Buddhists and Christians, Tao Fong Shan remains to be a quiet retreat among the busyness of Hong Kong, welcoming pilgrims of all faiths, to converse, to reflect, and to gain a deeper meaning of life.
Intellectual exercise #1: Define “we” in the above statement.
Intellectual exercise #2: Define “love” in the above statement.
Intellectual exercise #3: Define “Hong Kong” in the above statement.
Last night, two ferries collided off Lamma Island, Hong Kong. One of the boats, carrying over 100 people on the way to watch the National Day fireworks display, sank immediately with its passengers aboard.
36 have been confirmed dead, and rescue operations are still under way.
Update on 4-Oct: The death toll has risen to 38, and flags flew at half mast starting today to mark the start of a 3-day mourning.
Update on 6-Oct: A 10-year old girl passed away yesterday, the rest of the hospitalized are said to be in stable conditions.
A long time ago, there were a couple, they’d been together for a while, the lady wished to marry so much, but the gentleman was not ready yet. One day, the lady spoke to the gentleman:
“Would you marry me?”
Yesterday night, the Occupy Central community organized a music festival to greet the eviction order handed to them by the High Court. Lots of youngsters vented their emotions via loud music.
At 10-month, it may be one of the longest continuously running Occupy movements in the world. Many others had been put to stop, gone into hibernation from time to time, or become protests that are being held at regular intervals instead.
They turn the needy from the pathway,
and the poor of the land hide themselves together.
Like wild donkeys in the desert
they go out to their labor,
seeking diligently for food;
the wasteland provides food for them
and for their children.
– Job 24:4-5
Scavengers (14 photos)