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Posts tagged with "Hong Kong 2015"

Time to go home

Like ants after honey, trails of people traverse  Huge glass atria (atriums?)on grey marble floors  Where uniformed attendants organise 9am lift queues  That take people up to the global offices of  OUP, Tiffany, Martel, MVA and the Arts Development Council. Silence in ...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 20 May 2015
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Deep Water

Walkways drift across and around faded yellow green painted blocks On this tree lined old estate in Sham Shiu Po  We find the centre for elders where the inclusive dance class will take place  Then retreat in the warm drizzle to a yum cha restaurant for lunch Steamed lettuce,...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 19 May 2015
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Contrasts

My office this morning is Pacific Coffee in Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong From the cool interior through massive plate glass are the tree covered hills Inside this pricey shopping palace of white, grey and black  Are all the brands In shiny anodyne units that could be anywhere, anywhere. ...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 18 May 2015
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Blossoms Everywhere

When I'm here, I'm proud to wear the ribbon When I'm here, I'm proud to sleep on the street When I'm here, I've found my role in the movement I know who I am. Everyday is a different day The mood moves, tension changes Everyday is a different day. Day 1   Curious Day 2   ...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 17 May 2015
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Almost a Revolution

Warm rain seen through a red taxi window Umbrellas instantly out where ever I look Leopardskin patterns, transparent, purple, pink, blue and white, yellow Bright red flowers decorate the tops of the trees in the park Travelling to the afternoon showing of  Almost a Revolution - a 3 ho...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 16 May 2015
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Let the Good Times Roll

The hyper efficient MTR takes me north in Kowloon to very familiar territory Opposite me A dapper westerner in a sharp blue suit jacket with a 4 cornered handkerchief A woman in a green t shirt sleeping Countless others focussed on the screens of their smartphones  We travel together....

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 15 May 2015
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Senses alive

The walk to the MTR from my flat in Saigon street in Jordan Takes me past eateries serving intestine, cockles, chicken feet and morning pancakes In streets overhung with switched off neon advertising who knows what Red taxis, dustbin trucks Handcarts carrying bight silver ducting, boxes of l...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 14 May 2015
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Portraits

Multi lane motorway seen from the airport bus  Green forested hills on one side  Harbour on the other Huge container vessels, dredgers and cranes Warm wind Bus Noise Riding into the city with Steve Miller rocking out in my ears My time in Hong Kong is all about the people ...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 13 May 2015
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The Long Walk continues

Travelling, travelling, crossing the line On this day, this time Two lines at the start of a song written eight years ago with Lemn Sissay as we started The Long Walk project. We were beginning to think about the journeys that people make in their search for work, for positive futures, for hope...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 12 May 2015
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ESCAPE?

Tomorrow I travel again to Hong Kong as we move into the tenth year of our work in the region. It is a strange time to leave this country. This was Fridays poem.Well. The day goes on, the cars keep driving past my door and the cats are eating their food. I am changed. Another phase of my life ...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 11 May 2015
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