香港 (HK) Sacred Spaces Society

香港 (HK) Sacred Spaces Society

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Visit the New Sun Museum 一新美術館 to see the Dreams of Chinese Painters Exhibit

石濤,蓮社圖,水墨紙本,31 x 376.7cm Shitao, Lotus Society, Ink on paper, 31 x 376.7cm Have you ever been museum hopping in Tokyo? There are many wonderful institutions to visit like the Edo-Tokyo Museum / 江戸東京博物館 and The Gallery of Horyu-ji Treasures / 法隆寺 where...

Visit Lady Yang's / 楊氏 Grave (Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mum)

The idea that Dr. Sun Yat-sen, co-founder of modern China, buried his beloved Mother (and fellow revolutionary) here in Hong Kong is interesting in and of itself. Add in the fact that his hometown is over 75 kilometers away in Zhongshan / 中山, Guangdong...

Visit Miu Gok Yuen Nunnery and the Martyrs of the 6 Day War of 1899

Miu Gok Yuen Nunnery and Martyr’s Grave on Fung Kat Heung Road is one of the few places where people can go to remember the last armed conflict in what is now Hong Kong. For those of you who are unfamiliar, in 1899 several thousand "punti" villagers in...

Visit Tai Fu Tai - 大夫第 in San Tin - 新田 Village

Over the past several months I've been helping the good folks at Hong Kong Baptist University to organize "Sacred Spaces" style events for students who live in their Residence Hall. So far we've been to a handful of places including some of our favorit...

Eileen Chang / 張愛玲 Film Series - Love In A Fallen City / 傾城之戀

The life and work of Eileen Chang have come down to us now as the stuff of legend. From her meteoric rise in late Republican Shanghai to her lonely death in Los Angeles, Chang’s life and work remain captivating. Those of you who’ve attended our Tuesd...

Rouge of the North / 怨女 (1988)

TitleRouge of the North (En) / 怨女 (Zh)Year1988DirectorFred Tan / Tan Hon-Cheung / 但漢章StarringPat Ha / 夏文汐Based on Chang’s BookRouge of the NorthLength107 minutes The life and work of Eileen Chang have come down to us now as the stuff of legend. From he...

Lust, Caution / 色,戒 Resource Page

Tang Wei / 汤唯 The following page is a collection of some of the primary and secondary resources that I’ve been using for this series. I will be updating this from time to time and I ask that if you have something that you’d like to share please do so...

Cha Kwo Ling / 茶果嶺 Resource Page

Tin Hau Temple Cha Two Ling The following resource page is for those who are interested in following along while we walk through East Kowloon. The Route Shared route From Lam Tin Station to Yau Tong Station via Rehab Path. 1. Head southwest toward...

The Eileen Chang / Zhang Ailing / 張愛玲 Film Series

Eileen Chang circa 1930’s The life and work of Eileen Chang have come down to us now as the stuff of legend. From her meteoric rise in late Republican Shanghai to her lonely death in Los Angeles, Chang’s life and work remain captivating. Those of yo...

The Lung Yeuk Tau 龍躍頭 Heritage Trail in Fanling is one of the great walks in Hon

The Lung Yeuk Tau 龍躍頭 Heritage Trail in Fanling is one of the great walks in Hong Kong. Alternatively known as Lung Ku Tau or Lung Ling (Dragon Mountain), LYTHT is one of two Heritage Trails designed to promote the rural villages on the Northern edge o...