Even though most of our days are occupied by work, our supervisor at the Hong Kong America Center has taken the liberty of planning a handful of Saturday excursions (Macau, Victoria Peak, Lantau Island, Lamma Island) for all of the interns he's overseeing. There are 18 of us, and it's always nice to be able… Continue reading Edward’s Excursions 2: The Peak
Even though most of our days are occupied by work, our supervisor at the Hong Kong America Center has taken the liberty of planning a handful of Saturday excursions (Macau, Victoria Peak, Lantau Island so far) for all of the interns he's overseeing. There are 18 of us, and it's always nice to be able… Continue reading Edward’s Excursions 1: Macau
How dramatic is this drop cap feature? If I were to ever write a book, my introduction would certainly start with one. Not as an indicator of any grandeur to come, but as an illusory cloaking device, distracting from my incompetent intro-writing skills. Sort of the way I'm using it right now! It was rare… Continue reading You Don’t Know Anything, and That’s the Point
It's somehow been two weeks since Shaela and I started interning for Mission for Migrant Workers (MFMW), and we're entering our third week of being in Hong Kong, and July is next week ?! I've graduated??! Wait, no.. Clearly I'm having trouble grasping time. Shaela and I successfully arriving to MFMW on our first day.… Continue reading The Mission, Since We Chose To Accept It
Protest day. You might've seen news of Sunday's march in Hong Kong against China's extradition bill, a protest which drew over 1 million people. Truly historic, this immense of a demonstration hasn't been seen in the city since the marked Umbrella Revolution in 2014. yeah, we really thought we took the train down far enough… Continue reading The Spirit of Hong Kong, The Power of Civil Society
So, we were a bit overly ambitious today. But! It is not our faults because, as the three of us woke up at either the crack of dawn or the few early morning hours following, we climbed up to the roof of our dorm and were met with these views: HELLO?!The white building to our… Continue reading Day 2? Technically Full Day 1 in HK? I regret this numbering already.
Perhaps window seats can be a bit cumbersome should you need to get up often, but for the views—and the wall against which to lean when kidding yourself into believing you can get even a modicum of adequate sleep—it's always, always worth it. In my opinion. That picture to the left was my first real… Continue reading Days 1 (and 1/2?)
Go ahead and click on “Follow My Journey” (you can ignore the dropdown menu if you want) to check out my latest posts! This blog will serve as an update on my journey as an intern at the non-profit organization Mission for Migrant Workers in Hong Kong. As time goes on, this blog will be… Continue reading The Journey Begins