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. 

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Latest  starting Sun 6th Oct at 4pm
repeat  Fri noon.  Website here
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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.
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Click on the SS Devanha to explore old Hongkong
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Click on the book for the story that prompted it 
and more
about the Irish policemen of Hongkong
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