Less is More
Bridge expert Tania Mohan in our How To feature, p. 198 or a number of years now the world, if not Hong Kong, has been preoccupied with environmental issues. The message that we need less is in part driven by style guides that suggest we get rid of items that no longer spark joy—thank you, Marie Kondo— but also by those who, while not necessarily advocating that we need less, are certainly actively encouraging us to think about where everything goes when we no longer need it.
The writing is on the wall, and yet the majority of us still only know just enough about plastic oceans not to sound stupid. We do bits here and there. We recycle when it’s easy, eschew bottled water and plastic bags, but are guilty of only scratching the surface. Claire Breen Melwani (centre) with Katherine Schaefer and Ivan Pun at the Hong Kong Tatler Ball