Blog of Justin Cheuk, home to writing on London, Hong Kong, Studying Abroad, Trains and Travels.

About Me

Steps at Matsuyama Castle

Steps at Matsuyama Castle, 2010. Where it all started.

Just a tiny bit of introduction myself:

My two connections: born in Hong Kong and grew up in South London. Studied for a fancy degree in Durham, now studying something more ‘stable’ in London. With a mind hovering between all these lovely places.

My first venture into blogging was years ago, although that withered as quickly as it begun. This particular attempt was spawned from a particularly hazardous trip to Western Japan and the subsequent desire to record about it – this eventually became Memories of Everyday. Most of these readings were in traditional Chinese and concerned various boarding house and travel snippets. Gradually, I also wrote in English on University, travel, trains and Hong Kong.

I made the leap into the more dynamic Wordpress platform in July 2014, mainly so that I’ll keep going since I’ve paid for it. Make sure I do, please.

I sincerely hope that you would enjoy what you find here, and if that is  the case, please do subscribe and like my facebook, spread the message! I won’t be pretentious and pretend that I don’t care about site traffic. Proceed accordingly.  😛

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2 Responses to “About Me

  • Just wanna give you a thumbsup for your (occasionally) on-point sense of humour and loads of support x
    Not many of us managed to not struggle with our cultural identity – especially when you feel like your torn between two cultures after years and years and you seem to embrace it well 😉 finally someone who doesn’t go on and on ranting about how bored UK is and appreciate the bits and bobs, even in the rain, that makes your day

    • Hi Rita,
      Thank you for your comments. You are too kind to suggest that I’m funny at all!
      Cultural identity is never an easy issue and I’m glad to have projected a facade effectively, somehow 🙂 For me, as you rightly point out, is about embracing everything there is. Any regular reader would know where my loyalty firmly lies – the railways!
      ps. was just about to plug a weather-related post. Having second thoughts.

      Justin

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