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Searching for Hong Kong in Liverpool

The Second City of the Empire; the most important commercial port; the city of dreams for immigrants; the melting pot and hub of popular culture. From a window on Albert Dock, I contemplated the high praises lavished upon Liverpool. Yet, I cannot help but think that these titles were fittings to another city halfway across the world as well. The Hong Kong of the past; the Hong Kong that I did not really know.


在春天還不甚和暖的陽光下,站在港口貨倉旁的岸邊,一眺兩岸的風光。這裡是帝國年代的第二城市,重要的商業港,移民城市,文化融爐,流行文化輸出之地。 我到了利物浦。然而以上這句所描寫的,到底是利物浦,還是七八十年代的香港呢?