A scene in a movie showing boats in a typhoon shelter led to a young Briton moving to Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
A scene in a movie showing boats in a typhoon shelter led to a young Briton moving to Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP

Hongkongers all: drawn to the city for different reasons, they call it home

  • Living the expatriate life or struggling to make ends meet, immigrants find reasons to belong
  • New arrivals recall handover as a momentous occasion full of anticipation, tinged with sadness

A scene in a movie showing boats in a typhoon shelter led to a young Briton moving to Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
A scene in a movie showing boats in a typhoon shelter led to a young Briton moving to Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
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