Photos that brightened our readers’ days, from gorgeous sunrises to silly cats

  • This week, students share pictures of a climb to Hong Kong’s highest peak, their precious pets and a beloved stuffed toy
  • What brightens your day? Send us a photo with a short caption, and spread the positivity
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Climbing to Hong Kong’s highest peak, Tai Mo Shan, is even more beautiful when the sun is rising. Photo: Felix Wong

For the next few weeks, we are asking readers to send us pictures of things that brighten their days – in hopes that it can bring cheer to others as well.

Want to join? Send us a photo – at least 2MB and in JPEG format – that you took recently that makes you happy, along with 20 to 25 words explaining why. Fill out this form, or email [email protected] by 11.59pm on March 9.

This week, students sent shots that remind us of the beauty of nature, the silliness of pets and the warmth of childhood memories.

Things that make us happy, from rainbows to poodle pals

Moo Fung, 11, Tai Po Old Market Public School (Plover Cove)

Photo: Handout

“We can’t go to school right now, but we can catch the sunrise at Tai Mo Shan!”

Yanni Kan Tsz-lok, 17, St Rose of Lima’s College

Photo: Handout

“Coming across this cutie weighing itself on a scale brightened my day!”

Ethan Woo Yin-chit, 11, Diocesan Boys’ School Primary Division

Photo: Handout

“This is my toy which I named Peter Rabbit. When I was two, my friend in the nursery gave it to me, and it has been with me ever since.”

Annabel Leung Hanxin, 11, German Swiss International School

Photo: Handout

“This is my tortoise 龜龜, meaning ‘tortoise tortoise’. It isn’t a very creative name, but it’s cute. She likes heat and okra, and dislikes the colour red.”

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