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Colin Rampton

Mika Jokela – a hardy Finn in Hong Kong

Colin Rampton interviews the Finnish bussiness entrepreneur in Hong Kong, Mika Jokela Perhaps it is a generalisation to say that Finnish folk are a resilient race, but my recent interview with the friendly and eloquent Hong Kong-based, Mika Jokela did little to dispel that assumption. Apart from scuba diving and kite boarding, Mika includes ice-swimming…

Satu Vuorio – A Finnish designer in Hong Kong

Mid-Levels. That is the rather unimaginative name given to the residential area half-way up Hong Kong’s famously steep Victoria Peak. Residents enjoy the use of the world’s longest outdoor escalator system which takes them down to bustling Central in the mornings but changes direction after 10.00 am. Unfortunately the escalator was in some state of…