A Bit of Local History – White Trees in the Headlights

A Strange Phenomenon Today, the road system that runs from Kowloon through to the New Territories is made up of state-of-the-art highways. It is possible today to complete a journey in 30 minutes, which would in the past have taken several hours. Before these highways were built, the main road that traveled around the NewContinue reading “A Bit of Local History – White Trees in the Headlights”

The Invasion of Hong Kong 8th December 1941

Introduction The 8th December 2021 is the 80th anniversary of the invasion of Hong Kong. On this day thousands of Japanese soldiers crossed the border and laid siege to the territory. I am reissuing this post in remembrance of that day, and as a tribute to the thousands of brave British, Indian and Canadian soldiersContinue reading “The Invasion of Hong Kong 8th December 1941”