|Around dinnertime people still wandering around Admiralty|
|The messages on the Democracy Wall were heartening to read|
|My own little message for everyone!|
|A last look at Admiralty with some determined to stay|
For them, the big change in Hong Kong since I was their age is perhaps the decline in social mobility. In earlier decades, there was great social mobility -- if you worked hard, you could move swiftly up the social ladder. There was a certain sense of cohesion.
Now within the territory there is a sense of them and us. Those who make money are tempted to stay quiet, to maintain their links, their status. The rest, they want what many people want across the world -- a good education and an open society.