Breathing will soon be a criminal offence in Hong Kong

You must avoid the dodgy camera shops on Nathan Road, Aliens have landed and are living amongst us in plain sight and still pregnant women stand on the MTR 

 Breathing will soon be a criminal offence in Hong Kong

Breathing will soon be a criminal offence in Hong Kong

I am probably the only person in Hong Kong that has noticed that our Government has criminalised the very act of living - everywhere you go here you see signs warning you of the severe penalties for littering, spitting, smoking, speeding, eating on the trains, having leaking airconditioners, not displaying ingredients on food packaging, taking more than 2 cans of baby formula into China and the list is endless.

Not only that, if you watch TV or listen to the radio you are assailed by Government adverts saying the same thing. 

The muppets responsible for this state of affairs are taking the joy out of living.

 

 The dodgy camera shops on Nathan Road in TST, Kowloon and sometimes referred to as the Golden Mile

The dodgy camera shops on Nathan Road in TST, Kowloon and sometimes referred to as the Golden Mile

Here is a piece of very simple advice, if you are looking for cameras or electronic gadgets do NOT ever go into or buy from any camera shop that looks like the above on Nathan Road between the Peninsula Hotel and Yaumatei - these guys are world class scam artists. 

If you walk past the stores and look closely at the "sales assistants" they look thuggish and that it because a lot of them have connections to "organised crime" in Hong Kong, why would you deal with gangsters??  

Still not convinced? then type  nathan road camera shops    into Google and check out the results.

Stick to reliable retailers such as Fortress or Broadway. 

You have been warned. 

 Aliens have landed

Aliens have landed

That little pod in the image is in fact an alien spacecraft, I spotted it in this restaurant supply store on Reclamation Street in Yaumatei in Kowloon... it looks like something from the Men in Black movie franchise.. appearances can be deceptive, it is capable of warp 6, has a crew of 75, has a compliment of 48 photon torpedo's and has cloak capability.

 Pregnant lady standing on the train

Pregnant lady standing on the train

That is a pregnant woman standing on the train, no one and I mean no one offered her a seat when she got on. 

 The depths of despair

The depths of despair

This chap was not a happy camper. 

 TST Police Station

TST Police Station

I am pretty sure this is the Police Station blown up in one of those stupid Rush Hour movies with Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker.. this is TST Police Station on Nathan Road / Austin Road

 Simply Brilliant

Simply Brilliant

 So, what's wrong with this image? 

So, what's wrong with this image? 

The International School kids are 10 days into their summer holiday, the local kids are still at school. Bummer. 

 A stunning white Lamborghini

A stunning white Lamborghini

I do love the stop motion setting on my camera, the Lambo does 0 - 60mph in like 4 seconds! 

 The K11 / Masterpiece building in TST, Kowloon

The K11 / Masterpiece building in TST, Kowloon

Sorry for the funny angle, just me trying to be creative, a very impressive building overlooking Mirador Mansions and Nathan Road. 


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Posted on July 9, 2013 .