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PEOPLE

The amazing humans who make our community...

Rosemary Torrance

Five Minutes with Rosemary Torrance

Annie Wong talks to the Founder of Occupy Seating in Sai Kung. I was born in the British Army Camp at Sek Kong in Tai Mo Shan. My dad was in the army so our...
Sam Tsuen Man Ng

Sam Tsuen Man Ng, Mr. Olympic

As teams start to descend onto the beaches of Hong Kong for the Dragon Boat Festival, we catch up with Sai Kung's Olympian kayaker. I was born into a fisherman family in Sai Kung. I went...

Hong Kong’s sport fishing captain, Kim Stuart

Tales from Hong Kong sport fishing captain, Kim Stuart Tell me about yourself, what made you become a sport fishing captain?  I’ve been living on a boat for 12 years. I have two boats; a houseboat and...

Kay McArdle, Pathfinders founder

The CEO of PathFinders talks to Callum Wiggins about protecting the most vulnerable children born in Hong Kong. What is PathFinders? PathFinders was set up following the discovery of two babies and their migrant mothers in...

Lin Tang, Fruit stall holder

Polly McGovern walks down memory lane with Sai Kung’s long-time fruit stall holder. I left my family in Xinhui, China on June 29 but I can’t remember what year, maybe it was in the 1940s. I was about 20...

Tim Stevens, Basecamp

Polly McGovern catches up with Tim Stevens, owner of Basecamp At the age of 21, I had an opportunity to join a small firm in Hong Kong as a money broker. I had been living at home with my parents in...

Sai Kung Artists

Sai Kung Artists are preparing to host the town's first art fair, Sai Kung Art And About, Callum Wiggins chats with Sai Kung Artists. Local artist Tony Cheng explains more about what’s in store for ‘Sai Kung...

Master Lee, lion dancer

Q&A with Master Lee of Yun Fook Tong   What is lion dancing? Lion dancing is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture where a group of people mimic a lion’s moves, wearing a lion costume. What is the...

Mark Webb-Johnson, environmental car advocate

Polly McGovern gets behind the wheel with Clearwater Bay resident and the Chairman of Charged Hong Kong. I was born in Hong Kong but moved back to England when I was six years old. I returned to Hong Kong...

George Ng, Chairman

George Ng Sze-fuk, Chairman of the Sai Kung District Council, on his 21 years in office and his plans for his next term. Tell us about yourself. I was born and bred in Sai Kung. I am the...

Doctor Rosemary Barnett

Carolynne Dear has her final checkup with Doctor Rosemary Barnett. Rosemary and husband Tom will soon move back to New Zealand Sai Kung is sadly set to lose popular long-term residents, Doctors Rosemary Barnett and Tom...

Alex Hofford, wildlife campaigner

Alex Hofford Polly McGovern talks with the WildAid wildlife campaigner. I have been in Hong Kong for 20 years. I started off in commercial photography and then moved into editorial photography but with more of an...

Feng, Chen, Lu, Chefs of Chinese Kitchen

Hunanese restaurant Chinese Kitchen was the winner of Best New Restaurant in Sai Kung in the Readers’ Choice Awards 2015. Originally from Hunan province in China themselves, chefs Feng Bo, Chen Jian Gui and...
Meet Jean-Charles Radaelli

Jean-Charles Radaelli, owner of Le Magasin

Shreena Patel meets the owner of Le Magasin, a little slice of France in Sai Kung. I am from Carcassonne, in the south of France, although my family and I have lived in Hong Kong...

Mandy Kaur, chef

After living in the UK and Trinidad and Tobago for several years, Mandy Kaur of Mandy’s Caribbean Bar and Restaurant settled down in Sai Kung in 2004. She is now the proud owner of...

Charles Nwanaga, Sai Kung Sharks Coach

Charles Nwanaga, Sai Kung Sharks Coach: One day after training with my team in Hong Kong, I saw some kids kicking a football around the pitch. I was impressed by their skills so I...

Emily Pereira, founder of Hong Kong Cats

It’s not just dogs that need rescuing, the Hong Kong Cats’ founder tells Pauline Cheung. I moved to Hong Kong about six years ago and I lived with my boyfriend and his family in Mid-Levels. I...

Louise Duncan, SKIP’s departing principal

From London to Hong Kong, Louise Duncan details about raising a family in the SAR and moving on from SKIP after almost 10 years. I used to come to SKIP as a parent. I am...

Meet Sai Kung’s Local Author – Paul Letters

With two novels under his name, Paul Letters talks about his life in Sai Kung, being struck with a disability, and his passion for history. My wife, Joanne, and I have been in Sai Kung...

Esther Poon, yarn bombing in Sha Tin

Yarn bombing, a street art where knitters and crocheters put swatches of knitted or crocheted yarn on public objects, began in 2004 in the Netherlands and has spread to become a worldwide phenomenon. I had no idea about yarn bombing before I...
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