"In 1993 I went to Hong Kong to seek my fortune"

In 1993 I went to Hong Kong to seek my fortune. In some ways I did. For upon my return to the UK after 1,000,000 lines of C code written I was diagnosed with Schizophrenic Disorder. However, from that diagnosis onwards to now is another story.


Moi, David Robertson

Here, I would like to introduce you to Lamma Island, Yung Shue Wan village which was my home for a year in 1993. First of all, I grew up in Hong Kong, so everything seemed familiar.

Hong Kong, for your information means Fragrant Harbour.

Lamma Island, Hong Kong – Yung Shue Wan Village – Source a calendar


On the commute from Central District on Hong Kong Island to Lamma Island (classed as an outlying island – despite being close to the inner part of Hong Kong) I used to s