Hong Kong is certainly a great place to be, but nothing quite replaces the comforts of home, does it?
It's certainly warmer than back in France, although a NE monsoon is set to keep temperatures pegged to about 20c maximum this coming week, As ever, the hardest thing is getting the body clock adjusted so that the brain is fit for hard work - by the second week it's not so bad, but the first few days are always a struggle.
The photo, taken from the hotel balcony, shows the town of Tuen Mun in the distance, with the land rising steeply behind it. This kind of scenery is very common in Hong Kong - it's really quite mountainous. In the middle ground the evening sun is glistening on the South China Sea.