Discovering my Chinese roots
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Who is Smoo and why do we care about his diary?
The #1 question I get is who and what the heck is Smoo? He’s a stuffed moose pillow – he’s the moose that likes to snooze; hence Smoo. No joke, that’s his name etymology. WAIT, please don’t leave, just hear me out. This was supposed to be a travel blog and I brought him along on all travels so it made sense. At the time.
But I’ve since realized that there is something more important [to me]. And that’s discovering my Chinese roots, culture and heritage. I’m perplexed because when I have HK visitors, I recommend them to go to that new expaty fusion restaurant, that cool roof top bar, and LKF to go partying, but none of that is OLD HK. They’re here to have that authentic OLD HK experience and I should too.
Let’s find that OLD HK as how my mum remembers it as. Let’s go back. Let’s be nostalgic…