New Hong Kong: Part One, The Resentment / Second Trip

The next day, Chang left office a bit past six o'clock as usually. He marched to the train station with his gaze fixated on the sidewalk. A zombie-like yet oddly determined gait. He entered the car and landed heavily on an empty seat close to the doors. Other passengers were preoccupied with their smart phones,… Continue reading New Hong Kong: Part One, The Resentment / Second Trip

New Hong Kong: Part One, The Resentment / First Trip

Chang had been feeling low lately. He had just finished another day's work at the office and was walking down Kin Wing Street in Tuen Mun District. It was 6:11 p.m. Chang kept his eyes on the ground as he marched past the gray concrete high-rises. The off-duty crowd greeted him with idle appearances. Once… Continue reading New Hong Kong: Part One, The Resentment / First Trip

LoC, luku 32: Akatemia

Kuva: Maria Mattila Odotin määräajan kulumista, päivien lipumista ohi ja kuukauden vaihtumista. En ollut Böömin reissun jälkeen puhunut kenellekään haastattelusta enkä tahtonut ajatellakaan koko asiaa. Aurinko kiersi verkkaista kehää huoneeni ikkunassa. Iltapäivisin makoilin sängyssä hiljaisen lamaantuneena. Aika tuntui noudattavan jotain käsittämätöntä logiikkaa: useimmiten sain tuskastella hitaasti matelevia tunteja, mutta silti huonekalut keräsivät huoneessani pölyä kuin… Continue reading LoC, luku 32: Akatemia