Hong Kong Fiction
Taking a break from the romance and cross-cultural clashes of Queen’s Road Central and Jessica’s Choice, in these short stories I explore the quirkier side of Hong Kong life.
The gift (published by The Literary Nest, Volume 3, Issue 3)
There is such a thing as aiming too high, I believe. We are fallible creatures, and those of us who strain for perfection always fall short. We need to cut ourselves some slack now and then, go easy on ourselves. I saw this clearly with Peter and his damnable gift.….
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The chance (published by Ink Drift)
I can still recall across the years the first time Candy walked into my office. She stood in the doorway, poised like a bird about to take flight, and looked at me whimsically. Her face was smooth, pretty, I suppose, for a Chinese. But what I came to cherish…
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The experiment (published by InfectiveInk.com)
The scarf was a fine gift but it was wasted on Billy Tse, or almost wasted. The thing really required someone with more imagination than that callow Hong Kong youth possessed.I was in the classroom preparing for the first seminar of the New Year when I was interrupted by Billy’s muffled voice.…
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Dedicated to auditors everywhere, this is the story of how Audit Manager Sebastian Leung says, Yes, to his life – or at least to his new briefcase.
Everything seems to be going wrong for Admin in his choice of new partitions for the office, until he receives help from an unexpected quarter.
Our little brown brother
The tale of stalwart bureaucrat CR, and how with his help the R.Office almost became effective.