Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fools on a Hill

I took a group of a dozen 14-16-year-old schoolgirls up Wang Tong Cemetery Hill last Saturday to help Paul Melsom with his long-standing project to reforest Lantau’s hills with native trees. We were only helping to clear part of the … Continue reading

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Let It Bee

A surprising number of people in South Lantau are taking up beekeeping lately. Jacqueline Hampshire has been driving us around to visit various bee farms, and it’s resulted in about ten people so far either getting their own hives or … Continue reading

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‘Soil, Soul and Society’ – Dr Satish Kumar

It was a great disappointment that Vandana Shiva was too sick to be able to come to give her talk at the University of Hong Kong today, but, fortunately, Dr Satish Kumar gave his talk and it seemed to me … Continue reading

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