Gotta put these up before it’s too late

Monday 5 August 2013, 6.19am HKT

PICTURES of my folks from way back when — time known, place unknown — before things really become unknown in due course.

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‘The Pisces’ with her Omega wristwatch, 1950s


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‘The Pisces’ in a Hong Kong-style cheongsam (not a qipao), 1950s

36–26–38, so I’ve been told


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‘The Pisces’ in Edith Piaf mode, 1950s


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‘The Pisces’ and ‘The Gemini’ over drinks, 1950s

Them people had odd hair, odd shirts and thick eyebrows them times.



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2 Responses to “Gotta put these up before it’s too late”

  1. Ed Hurst said

    Hard to tell from the photos, but I think she knew how to put on makeup. It seems not too obvious where she’s wearing it, but rather obvious when she’s not.


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