Another Disaster: Hong Kong Sketches

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The Radcliffe Press, 2006年4月18日 - 332 頁
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This is an entertaining account of life in one of the last chapters of imperial history. In this engaging and amusing memoir, Denys Roberts chronicles his time in Hong Kong as Solicitor General in 1962 to his rise to the office of Chief Justice, which he remained until his retirement in1988. He paints a picture of the unique social life in Hong Kong and a detailed picture of the nature and structure of classic Crown Colony government and administration
  

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Where are you going?
1
The oily
7
The first morning
15
The first evening
21
A Chinese dinner
29
The geomancer
39
Dinner at home
47
The charity ball
57
Ex Co
139
AttorneyGeneral
159
Legislative Council
169
Courting
181
The weeding
191
Visits
211
Trial judge
221
The judicial image
233

Repairing my shoes
67
The Cricket Club
75
Armistice Day
83
SolicitorGeneral
93
Opening of the legal year
103
Looking for Dave
113
Going to court
121
The courts in 1967
129
Buildings
247
The Sixth Commonwealth Law Conference
259
The Seventh Commonwealth Law Conference
275
Visit to China
289
Another visit to China
303
Notable achievements
317
Index
329
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