Dem Beat

Dem Beat

Young people in matching T-shirts, shorts, socks and even shoes? Clapping, stamping and rhyming? Hands on hips and swaying in unison? Yup, it’s that time of the year when various student associations ‘promote’ themselves through the ritual known as ‘Dem Beat’. This is my rhyme to Dem Beat.

Read Me Leave comment

Words fail me

Words fail me

Why haven’t I written for so long? Well, for one thing it has been a difficult and crazy term. Despite the class boycott and then the occupation of Admiralty, Mong Kok and Causeway Bay, we decided we would stick to our normal Varsity schedule in producing two print editions and one multimedia edition. And we’ve done just that – December issue is online at http://varsity.com.cuhk.edu.hk,¬†our […]

Read Me Leave comment

The crazy, inspirational, exhausting days of Occupy HK

The crazy, inspirational, exhausting days of Occupy HK

So much has happened since I last posted here. There is so much I want to say and yet I have so little time and energy to say it. I will write again, that much I know. But for now, in between editing Varsity, teaching and much more besides, this is all that would flow: The days the days we dare to hope and deign […]

Read Me 1 Comment