It is a long way from the New Territories in Hong Kong to the banks of the River Thames. Our classmate Gabriel LAM Chung Kong 林振綱 made the move this summer. In this blog post, he speaks of having followed a somewhat nomadic path, living in successive rented quarters for many years. And he tells … Continue reading Mid-Autumn festival on River Thames, maybe ‘nomad’ finally settling down?
Our 1969 Raimondi classmate Wong Yiu Chung 王耀宗 moved to Australia earlier this year to be close to members of his family who have already settled there. In the following article, he writes about new discoveries and old finds as he adjusts to the surroundings. Multicultural and Dragon Boat Festival near Brisbane, Australia. 六月三日是華人的端午節，六月五日在布里斯本市 Brisbane … Continue reading Dragon boats, familiar faces greet new residents settling in Australia
Raimondians from the Class of 1969 were saddened in April to learn of the passing of Fung Ho Lup 馮可立, a fondly remembered classmate who had a distinguished career in social work. Fung was highly regarded for his pioneering campaigns for disadvantaged groups in Hong Kong. He had made his mark in social work from … Continue reading Remembering Fung Ho Lup: our classmate, friend, and luminary
After Raimondi College, Wong Yiu Chung 王耀宗 continued his studies and obtained a PhD from Queensland University in Australia. His academic achievements brought him a career as a professor, mostly at Lingnan University where he also served as a top-level administrator. Wong retired in 2017 from full-time work but he has remained an adjunct professor … Continue reading Life After Raimondi: Wong Yiu Chung
In his final year in university, Paul Loong 龍佈樂 had to complete a major research paper to get his degree. He did it by collecting the personal history of Chinese immigrants in Canada. Forty-five years later, he reads the paper again and finds new insights on what it means to be Canadian. This article comes … Continue reading Built railway, kept deal to join B.C. with newly formed Canada 150 years ago
Most of us who were young men in the 1960s and '70s knew his name: 司馬長風 was one of the best-known intellectual figures in Hong Kong. He is fondly remembered by 梁立勳 as an inspiring teacher who guided younger generations to appreciate the splendid literature and culture of China. Forty years after the famous scholar … Continue reading Famous scholar, respected teacher turns out to be classmate’s father
Lawrence Lee is all smiles on his 70th Birthday. Around the time old classmates from Raimondi were joining him in celebrating his 70th birthday, Lawrence Lee was talking about coming out of retirement to start a brand-new job. He was going to be a university professor. With his four decades of experience in the insurance … Continue reading Lawrence Lee a Professor at 70
In the emptiness of the deepest sorrow Came the gentlest of words, Balms soothing wounded souls Withstanding grievous loss, Enduring unbearable pain. Words from a Father To a Son who departed too soon. Words of bewilderment and longing, Yearning for explanation, Seeking faith, wanting love. Words from a Father To a Son who departed too … Continue reading Words in the depth of winter from a Father to a departed Son
Paul Po Lok Loong 龍佈樂 Raimondi P1-F5 (1958-69) F5C in 1969 I have always wanted to write a book but it has taken until this year for me to accomplish the goal. What took so long? Well, time hurries on but wisdom takes forever to come. What can I say? Better late than never! Tea … Continue reading Life After Raimondi: Paul Loong
Lam Chun Kong, known to many of us simple as Gabriel, is the first to contribute a full-fledged article to the Life After Raimondi section. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE to read about how his Raimondi days are inseparable from the remarkable life that has followed.