Category Archives: Eyesore

Insanerator #1,000… This Time With Plan For Action

Our not always easy to understand government seems to be dead set on this incinerator thing. Needing to “spread the pollution around” they want to build a toxin-spewing monster right outside Pui O Beach, assuring us that “there will be … Continue reading

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Man On Emission

The latest of our brilliant government’s brilliant schemes is moving closer to fruition. There is a waste disposal EMERGENCY!!!! The landfills are full! Something must be done right away!!! Therefore their best solution is something that will take eight years … Continue reading

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Become A Film Star- Save Our Coastline!

石鼓洲焚化爐 (sek gu chau fan fa lou) – Sek Gu Chau Incinerator – is an expression that strikes terror into the heart of Lantau and Cheung Chau dwellers and should actually do the same to all Hong Kong residents. If … Continue reading

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Hurry Up – Beds Needed!

After years of speculation of what could possibly be the reason for large swathes of Pui O being razed to the ground/covered in rubbish, the … hotel for mainlanders? Guest house for China Air staff? A palace? is raising its … Continue reading

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Incinerator Again!

Dark clouds are gathering over Lantau and over sleepy backwater Pui O, home of yours truly. It’s that damned EPD (Environmental “Protection” Department) that’s hellbent on building a toxin-spewing incinerator just outside my kitchen window. They say there will be … Continue reading

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Insanerator

  Hong Kong Government rides again! Led by the Environmental “PROTECTION” Department’s Elvis Au, they have now decided to fund the most expensive, most difficult and takes longest to build, most stupid, useless and destructive solution to HK’s rubbish problems: … Continue reading

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Down With Simplified Characters

Oh, how I hate simplified characters! It’s bad enough that I have to see them everywhere in my beloved mainland (although shop-and restaurant owners who want their business to look stylish and upmarket increasingly use normal characters on their signs) … Continue reading

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Your Tax Money At Work

Every so often, I mean about once every millisecond, this conversation takes place between the boss of some construction company and a government official: Boss: We need some cash. Give us a job. Gov Official: OK, I’ll find you something. … Continue reading

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“There Is No Plan B”

I knew it was too soon to celebrate last year when the news came that there would be no rubbish incinerator on the island in the photo above. “They will never give up an opportunity to waste this much money” … Continue reading

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Your Tax Dollars Hard at Work

In its relentless quest to cheer up and beautify ugly sleepy backwater Pui O, the government has come up with these sorely needed banners. Phew! I wonder what we did before them? They don’t mention what will now happen to … Continue reading

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