The above item appeared in the June 2016 issue of Sportsoho, a sport magazine in Hong Kong. Here I will not recall the circumstances behind this appearance, as I consider this case-closed (fellow orienteers will know; I have no grievances on this issue and I shall not discuss that again). However, I find it highly… Continue reading ISSOM aid – Passable/Do not pass
Now with one year past I think I dare to post this here. It was a remarkable experience which I don’t even know if there will be a repeat or anything that comes close. Again I could only say wherever my encounters take me. The minimalism is explicit; this has been pointed out by my… Continue reading Orchestral Piece for a New Era
So that’s a year past – not an easy year and also one that is unexpectedly harsh. This is not so much in terms of academic rigour – as I originally expected – as the tight expectation to fulfil multiple duties at multiple contexts. Worse still, such expectations can be emotionally charged, serving no good purpose… Continue reading Two years of hard fighting – one down, one to go
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There has been a sea-change in my life since August, when I quit Gotland School of Music Composition to accept a place at the HKU Master in Urban Planning programme (I have been on the reserve list for that programme). In the months that followed I kept on questioning the wisdom of this choice. My loved one… Continue reading Writing at the start of 2016
Duh, the inhospitable Hongkongish Affenhitze again. Streams of sweat whenever outdoors. A minute of sunshine followed by a minute of pouring rain. Flashing skies and torrential downfall in the middle of a night orienteering event (a few weeks ago). So I’ll be going to Gotland School of Music Composition mid-August for a year (I suppose… Continue reading Sumer is icumen in (you don’t say…)
The HKOC Open Sprint Event was finally over last Sunday, successfully held save for major delays resulting from a faulty control unit and the resulting surge in results workload. This was my first orienteering event as organizer and I must thank every official and competitor who helped keep the event running, among other people who… Continue reading In transition