Strolling across the footbridge in Tsuen Wan

走在荃灣行人天橋上的退休司機

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Strolling across the footbridge in Tsuen Wan_1990s
A driver’s footprint in 1990s, an old Tsuen Wan Map
Strolling across the footbridge in Tsuen Wan, 2023
The changing Tsuen Wan map in 2023
Strolling across the footbridge in Tsuen Wan, all in one
Old and new Tsuen Wan Map

A set of maps shown a new town, Tsuen Wan’s development in 1990’s by a driver’s footprint and strolling across the footbridge in Tsuen Wan, 2023 from a retired driver’s perspective.

//在我們生活的社區——荃灣,爸爸與我大多會步行至區內各處。一天,有別於日常,我們一同乘搭循環線巴士到市中心。短短十分鐘的車程,寡言的爸爸突然開金口、如數家珍,訴說荃灣從前的模樣。我一邊聽一邊好奇,爸爸眼中的荃灣是怎樣的呢?他在荃灣開工、打躉時有甚麼印象深刻的故事呢?這位從前來去自如的的士司機,如今已成為步履蹣跚的老人,在這座被稱為「天空之城」的荃灣行走時,又有怎樣的體驗?就這樣,早睡的女兒選了夜貓子爸爸最「精靈」的多個晚上,斷斷續續地訪問了他的的士生涯和對荃灣的看法。//

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