Hong Kong’s Dark History – Part Four: The Death of Innocence

This part covers the post war industrialisation of Japan and its subsequent effects on Hong Kong. I also discuss my memories of sitting in discussions with my Dad, Charles (Chucky) McConnell Sloan, and his friends at the Police Recreation Club. Following the Second World War the Allies had two choices with regard to the futureContinue reading “Hong Kong’s Dark History – Part Four: The Death of Innocence”

Rock Climbing with Allen on Black’s Link

It is said that men do not mature as quickly as women, and this is probably true. When I started researching my files for material for these posts I started to relive many of my adventures, and the fact that I would like to experience them again, even at my present age, probably means thatContinue reading “Rock Climbing with Allen on Black’s Link”

Hong Kong’s Dark History Part Three – Discussions with Mum

When I was a child, like all children, I went through an inquisitive phase and no drawer or cabinet was safe from my prying eyes and hands. I recall looking up in awe at my father’s Masonic regalia as it hung in his closet, ready for his next meeting, wondering what possible occasion might requireContinue reading “Hong Kong’s Dark History Part Three – Discussions with Mum”