The City as Told : One place after another

【明報專訊】"Cuz, where do Hong Kong people date?" asked my young Canadian cousin a few years back during his visit to Hong Kong. Newly in his first relationship, he squinted his eyes along a swarm of people, scouting for the impossible romantic corner among the city's skyscraper-clusters. Earlier in the day, we were forced out of our bench in a park by a few grannies, too excited about their long-awaited gathering. I thought long and hard at his question but to no avail. "One's apartment maybe?" Except both of us couldn't imagine living on our own any time soon.