Mrs. Ha has gone off for her first Korean lesson today. I hope there will be a second. I went into town to see if I could get a massage for my neck and shoulders. I have been in pain for several days. Little sleep and a lot of pain is a bad combination. I found one Thai massage shop in the Old Town and spent HK$140 (just over £10) for 30 minutes of head, neck and shoulder therapy. I felt much better for a few hours although the pain is creeping back in again now.
Of course I took along my camera. As it was drizzling I took the Canon 5D3 as it is supposedly weather-sealed. With the 24-70mm F2.8 II it weighed far too much and made up my mind that it will be a lightweight trip when we head off to Barcelona later this month. I am thinking the M9 with 3 M lenses and the X100s. It may of course be the weight of all my camera gear that is messing up my shoulder. In the dull light I wanted to find some colour. I ended up with a mish mash of nothing in particular. And here it is. Starting with some rogue hangers. Where are they from? Who put them there? I think we should be told.
This blaze of colour is plastic packed up ready for recycling. At least I hope it is going where it is supposed to. Would Van Gogh have painted this? I doubt it. No idea what this place is – I need to wait for my in-house translator to come home to find out. She’ll probably translate it into Korean. You have seen Uncle Mak before. Still busy in his workshop. Well into his 90s. And finally, a lady lost in thought.