Hong Kong Columns 2015-2016 Issue #1 – 港孩

港孩 (Hong Kong Kids) is an expression that refers to Hong Kong children or teenagers who are unable to look after themselves, have low emotional intelligence and are vulnerable to adversity. Take myself as an example. Two weeks after settling in London, my (once self-replenishing) supply of boxers had finished. The dreaded day had come – laundry day. Armed with laundry on one hand, and washing powder on the other, I marched into the laundry room which was lined with rows of box-shaped machinery that seemed so familiar, yet so foreign to me. I wondered, ‘What could possibly go wrong?’ as I...
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