The old Sai Kung Public School next to Tin Hau Temple

Tin Hau Festival Celebration at Sai Kung

The 23rd of March of the Lunar Calendar is the birthday of Tin Hau (or Mazu in Taiwan). According to informal historical recording, she was born in China around the 10th century and was later became the Goddess of the Sea. This year, the Tin Hau birthday (or Tin Hau Festival) was on 8 May 2018. There are various celebration activities held by local communities in Yuen Long, Tuen Mun and several traditional fishing villages. On last Saturday, my family and I visited Sai Kung, an old fishing village in Hong Kong, and had a glimpse into one of the local celebration events.

Learn from Master - Domoto Bakery

Learn from the Master – Chen Fu Guang 陳撫洸 – Black Tea Bread with Raisins

While writing my last post on Red Wine and Dried-Fruit Bread, I have talked about Wu Pao-Chun and his Fermented Glutinous Rice and Dried Longan Bread. Someone who closely related to Wu Pao-Chun is Chen Fu Guang (陳撫洸) - the legendary bread master who is the mentor of Wu Pao-Chun and the one who lead him to explore the wonderful world of tastes. I have come across his book "堂本麵包店  小巷𥚃的味蕾奇蹟" (ISBN 978-986-93284-4-9) and would like to learn from the master by following some of the recipes and tips shared by him.

Enabling BLE and ANT+ under macOS

Getting Your Old iMac to Speak ANT+ and BLE

Tired of running your bike training and virtual cycling system on your smartphone, tablet with tiny screens? Constrained by the limited connectivity options and/or processing power of those smart devices? If yes,  how about using your good old desktop platform or notebook to drive the bike trainer and connect to virtual cycling systems like Zwift or Golden Cheetah?

Taekwondo Master

My Little Taekwondo Master

My little boy attended his Taekwondo examination yesterday evening.   The examination was quite short and lasting not more than 15 minutes. However, it covered many aspects of his past learning like patterns execution, physical fitness, breaking of wooden board as well as sparring and self-defense. To my surprise, the boy has done quite a ...

European Bread with a Taiwan Accent

My little boy is having school function today and so no outdoor activity for me as well. Since it is terribly hot in Hong Kong with temperature rising over 30ºC, baking at home sounds like a good choice. Instead of continuing with my journey on sliced bread as for the past few weeks, I plan ...

Top of the Town@Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong

If you like hiking in Hong Kong, there is a place that you must make a visit - Tai Mo Shan. I've been to Tai Mo Shan a number of times. Cold Winter, cool autumn, hot summer; Sunny day, rainy day; hiking and even cycling. No matter how and when, you will find your ways to enjoy.

Wu Kai Sha Beach with the Wu Kai Sha Pier in the background

Hong Kong Cycling Routes Collection – FoTan to Ma On Shan / Sai Sha plus our Crazy Dinner

This is part 5 of the Hong Kong Cycling Routes series. Instead of continuing our long distance group ride in the northern New Territories of Hong Kong, we have taken on a rather relaxing coastal ride in the eastern part of the New Territories this time. Our destination is Sai Sha at the peripheral of the Sai Kung district.

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