David McKirdy was four years old when he arrived in Hong Kong in 1960. Photos: Antony Dickson

David McKirdy: poet, mechanic, bike nut, car restorer, but Hongkonger above all

Man of many parts reached Hong Kong aged 4, built tree houses in Kowloon woods, was a motocross champion and Formula 1 crew man, got into poetry and once took Irish poet Seamus Heaney on a Wan Chai pub crawl. He tells Mark Footer why he has a stake in the only place he wants to be

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David McKirdy was four years old when he arrived in Hong Kong in 1960. Photos: Antony Dickson
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