Further tales from the mall and etch-a-sketch

Reading Time: 2 minutes This post follows on from earlier retail observations a few days ago on HKG life: Copywriting – is so different to the UK. Even though it comes across as a little odd, Hong Kong copywriting like the the MTR advert above always puts a smile on my face. For that alone, I think that we… Continue reading Further tales from the mall and etch-a-sketch

Tales from the mall

Reading Time: 3 minutes Wandering around the Time Square complex in Causeway Bay yesterday gave me some food for thought: Personal wellness here is big business – there is a couple of shops dedicated to mechanical massage machines. Some were like white leather lazy boy chairs, others looked like a foot bath. Add to that at least six shops… Continue reading Tales from the mall

Memewatch: Adventures on the front-line

Reading Time: 2 minutes I safely landed in Hong Kong but then the technical gremlins kicked in. Hong Kong International airport’s free wi-fi service didn’t like my email account. The broadband connection here at my friend’s apartment only works in the early morning (guessing contention ratio issues) and I can’t get my (T-Mobile) voicemail on my mobile phone (a… Continue reading Memewatch: Adventures on the front-line