Hongkong - 1841 to 1941
(give or take a few years..)
A unique place at a time now slipped from memory.
Stories of the people who lived and worked here - British, Chinese, Irish, Portuguese ....
Bringing to life some of the social history of Hongkong's colonial past through the tales and documents they left behind.
Latest starting Sun 6th Oct at 4pm
repeat Fri noon. Website here
On Sun 3rd Nov & Fri 8th Nov I'm with royal historian Jane Dismore & acclaimed naval historian JD Davies talking about the pleasures & pains of writing non-fiction.
Click on the SS Devanha to explore old Hongkong
Click on the book for the story that prompted it
about the Irish policemen of Hongkong