Author Gaia Goffe (left), her mother, Judith Hugh-Goffe, and sister Tao Leigh Goffe at the home of Judith's grandfather in Fan Leng Lau, Hong Kong. Photo: Bruce Yan

How a Chinese-Jamaican’s family history quest led her to Hong Kong

New Yorker and relatives find a warm welcome on visit to their ancestral home in Fanling, where they untangle a complicated family tree, but a reticence to discuss shared black-Chinese roots

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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Author Gaia Goffe (left), her mother, Judith Hugh-Goffe, and sister Tao Leigh Goffe at the home of Judith's grandfather in Fan Leng Lau, Hong Kong. Photo: Bruce Yan
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