THIS IS WHERE…

By Hans Ebert @HansEbertMusic Visit: http://www.hans-ebert.com This is where I arrived by ship from Colombo at nine, was a stranger in a strange land called Hongkong, and thought nothing of living in a shoebox in North Point on the 27th floor with my parents, my aunt, uncle, cousin and grandmother. This is where I tookContinue reading “THIS IS WHERE…”

IS THIS ALL THERE IS?

By Hans Ebert Visit Hans-Ebert.com We were having dinner with a few cricketers over the weekend. Not just any cricketers. World class cricketers. Guys with whom I was and still are in awe. But heroes rarely last forever. Most eventually disappoint. These cricketers were talking about their complete disinterest playing in a five day TestContinue reading “IS THIS ALL THERE IS?”

Can I take you back…

By Hans Ebert Visit Hans-Ebert.com It’s not even a question anymore. It’s a fact. We’re over-complicating everything. Even the most simple things. Unable to sleep the other night from sleeping too much earlier in the day after much too long an unnecessarily long night out, there was the idea to listen to one of thoseContinue reading “Can I take you back…”

HAVE A HAPPY WEDNESDAY AND ‘SCUSE ME WHILE I KISS THE SKY…

Of course, we’re creatures who are riddled with quirks- like petty annoyances that have to do with, well, stupidity. A particular peeve is hearing someone say, “it’s raining outside”. Of course, it must be raining “outside”. When does it ever rain inside? Anyway, it’s been raining outside most of the day. More rain is forecast.Continue reading “HAVE A HAPPY WEDNESDAY AND ‘SCUSE ME WHILE I KISS THE SKY…”

IT’S JUST ANOTHER GROUNDHOG DAY IN THE BLUE TICK TWITTERVERSE

By Hans Ebert Visit Hans-Ebert.com You can’t even get your favourite Madras Chicken Curry from Jimmy’s Kitchen in Hong Kong anymore. So how the hell does one expect to be inspired enough to continue with everything else? But one still does. Trudging up those steps. Asking for forgiveness. Seeking redemption. Always searching for that elusiveContinue reading “IT’S JUST ANOTHER GROUNDHOG DAY IN THE BLUE TICK TWITTERVERSE”

IS IT ONLY HONG KONG? OR HAS THE WORLD LOST ITS WAY?

By Hans Ebert Visit Hans-Ebert.com It’s not what it was. Hong Kong. How long will a Hong Kong Belonger continue to live here? Really not sure. Where did Hong Kong start to come apart at the seams? Probably when some of us thought everything was possible. And for some reason hit that brick wall ofContinue reading “IS IT ONLY HONG KONG? OR HAS THE WORLD LOST ITS WAY?”

THOSE SONGS THAT SOMEHOW LIVE WITH YOU (AND WE’RE ALL DIFFERENT)

By Hans Ebert Visit Hans-Ebert.com Some make it through the rain, some fall by the wayside. A few make comebacks for whatever reason. A sync deal for Pringles. Included in a movie. Or television series. Or have always been there. But in the Lost And Found of one’s mind. Words that can’t be deleted. AContinue reading “THOSE SONGS THAT SOMEHOW LIVE WITH YOU (AND WE’RE ALL DIFFERENT)”

IT’S TIME FOR SOME FUNTING

By Hans Ebert Visit Hans-Ebert.com It was exactly what was needed. Fun. Infectious fun. So infectious that the dancing magically morphed into a conga line. And all this taking place at a racetrack. At the venue known as Adrenaline of the Hong Kong Jockey Club. The last race had been run and the international groupContinue reading “IT’S TIME FOR SOME FUNTING”

SLAMMING THE DOOR SHUT ON CLUTTER

By Hans Ebert Visit Hans-Ebert.com Pulverising the senses with non-stop clutter. That’s how a friend describes it. Life in today’s social media mad driven would where, try as one might to escape the tsunami of information and misinformation and information overload that we certainly don’t even need, it catches up with you. And it’s gettingContinue reading “SLAMMING THE DOOR SHUT ON CLUTTER”

LET ME TAKE YOU DOWN…

By Hans Ebert Visit Hans-Ebert.com It’s stating the obvious to say that the Beatles were special. But to someone who decided to drop a tab of acid in his early teens for the first time not knowing what to expect, they took me on a Magical Mystery Tour. It was a twelve hour trip toContinue reading “LET ME TAKE YOU DOWN…”