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Kam Cheung Hoo dried sausages

Early morning chat with the owner Mr Yue Kam Wah at Kam Cheung Hoo, a supplier of Chinese dried meat and sausages in Western District....

Master Kwok

Master Kwok, the only remaining wood carve master in Hong Kong. He started learning the craft from his father at the age of 16, it’s been...

Pearl Report repeat

Dear friends, if you’ve missed 「The Pearl Report」early this week, please tune in Pearl TV on Saturday morning at 11:25am for a repeat of...

555 Chuen Sun factory clothes donation

The fourth donation. I had an idea when i visited the Kung Fu T factory few days ago. The factory also manufactured coat for export and...

Pearl Report - aired on 8 Jan!

I was so nervous this evening watching “The Pearl Report” and am truly thankful for the artistry and sensitivity from both Chris Lincoln...

Shanghai Barbershop

Although I know nothing much about Tsuen Wan but I heard there is an old shop around so with curiosity, I arrived at an atmospheric...

555 Kung Fu t-shirt

Happy 90th anniversary! My favourite 555 Kung Fu T shirt made out of Swiss Yarn and Egyptian Cotton, airy, cool and durable. The owner Mr...

Pearl Report

Dear friends, Monday night’s episode on Pearl Report will be about the story of HK old shops and our little project “Small Shops, Big...

Yuet Tung Chinaworks

In 1928, Yuet Tung Chinaworks started its factory in Kowloon City. This year marks its 90th anniversary, the last only traditional hand...

Sammy Photo Studio

Sammy Photo Studio (previously Jim Jim Studio). When I was a child, visiting the photographer to have a family portrait taken was quite...

Uncle Fung

I read about Uncle Fung from the newspaper a while ago. I decided to grab a pair of my own trousers and called him up for an appointment....

Hong Kong Free Press

Thrilled that HK Free Press has published an interview on Small Shops, Big Hearts today! https://www.hongkongfp.com/…/interview-small-sho...

Letterpress Printing

Sam, the letterpress printer forever enthusiastic about his trade. He held numerous workshop for the community and gave up his holiday...

Bean Curd

Liu Ma Kee, hk own 112 year old preserved bean curd shop. They do small production in order to retain the quality of the production,...

Canton Rose Porcelain

A million reasons why I love old shops so much. Hand painted Canton Rose porcelain and hand made wood products! #YuetTung #SzeCheung

Two amazing encounters

For me, writing is not my natural talent but somehow I enjoyed the loneliness especially in the middle of the night when I write about...

Lee Shing Watch

Lee Shing Watch, started in 1959 at the bottom of a stairway in a building in Kowloon City by Uncle Ng. On the day of visit Uncle Ng, in...

New SSBH website!

Dear friends, My husband Martin and I have spent the last few months building our website on Hk old shops. In the long run we would like...

Hidden gem of a Calligrapher!

Hidden gem. Uncle Kei, 83 years old, a very friendly old man, the first generation apprentice of a renowned calligrapher specialised in...