It seems like every other person in Hong Kong went abroad for university. If you spent your college years in the UK, you might remember a thing or two…
1. Fresher’s week didn’t appeal to you as much as everyone else, because you started dancing on the bar at Carnegie’s years ago.
2. You seized every opportunity to go to Chinatown in London for sub-par dim sum and overpriced wonton noodles.
3. During winter holidays you basked in glorious 20°C heat, while everyone else wore down jackets.
4. When you came home for the holidays, you were sick every damn day.
5. You used to bulk-buy Cup Noodles and Chinese snacks to bring back to school with you. Sometimes you overpacked…
6. Your slang is on point and you learn to hurl English insults like a native speaker.
7. Every time you came back to visit to Hong Kong, you started complaining about pollution, space, and the ugly concrete buildings.
8. Now that you’re back in Hong Kong, you rely on your British friends to bring you English chocolate.