AUSTRALIA – A Poem

 

 

View of beach at Surfers Paradise with skyline.

 

 

AUSTRALIA

A United Society Transmitting Righteousness And Love In AbundanceParliament House Canberra

Australia, the country of our choice

We hold you in great joy

May you ever be

A country for the free.

Australia, a united society

We stand in complete unity

May we not divide

Despite our differences wide.

Australia, transmitting righteousness

We hail you in fearlessness

May you always be fair

To everyone in your care.

Australia, a land of abundance

We greet you with substance

To make this a greater land

We must all render our hands.

Australia, a land of love and cheer

We shall always hold you dear

Let’s make this a better place to be

Towards this end will be our destiny.

 

 

 

© Paul Chong 

A Chinese by Descent . . . An Australian by Consent.

Monday, 21 July 1991Sydney Opera House

AUSTRALIA

Flag of Australia
Image via Wikipedia

A United Society Transmitting Righteousness And Love In Abundance


Australia, the country of our choice

We hold you in great joy

May you ever be

A country for the free.


Australia, a united society

We stand in complete unity

May we not divide

Despite our differences wide.


Australia, transmitting righteousness

We hail you in fearlessness

May you always be fair

To everyone in your care.


Australia, a land of abundance

We greet you with substance

To make this a greater land

We must all render our hands.


Australia, a land of love and cheer

We shall always hold you dear

Let’s make this a better place to be

Towards this end will be our destiny.


Paul Chong

A Chinese by Descent

An Australian by Consent

Originally First Penned On Monday, 21 July 1991

Jumbo Floating Restaurant – Aberdeen, Hong Kong

A mural in the restaurant
Image via Wikipedia - Ancient Mural

Dine like an emperor with a “six-star” sumptuous dinner at the dragon court of this most famous Hong Kong landmark in Aberdeen.

Make it a memorable occasion & have your photo taken dressed in traditional imperial garments sitting on the emperor’s throne.

Source: Wikipedia - Full View at Night

Jumbo Kingdom (traditional Chinese: 珍寶王國) consists of the Jumbo Floating Restaurant (珍寶海鮮舫) and the Tai Pak Floating Restaurant (太白海鮮舫), renowned tourist attractions in Hong Kong‘s Aberdeen Harbour.

Popular for Weddings & Lavish Functions

Over 30 million visitors have visited Jumbo Kingdom, including Queen Elizabeth II, John Wayne, Tom Cruise, Chow Yun-fat and Gong Li. Jumbo Kingdom is part of Melco International Development Limited (新濠國際發展有限公司), a company listed in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

The Jumbo Kingdom was established in October 1976 by Dr. Stanley Ho. It took four years and over HK$30 million to design and build it. It was originally decorated in the style of an ancient Chinese imperial palace.


Free motor launch transport

The Jumbo Kingdom recently underwent a major multi-million dollar renovation, which transformed it into “a theme park on the sea” including dining, shopping, sightseeing and cultural attractions.

Jumbo Entrance

A Chinese culinary school taught by the chefs

of Jumbo Kingdom has been established.

Visitors can experience the nostalgic Hong Kong dining experience from a bygone era, the Typhoon Shelter seafood meal on a sampan.

The Chinese Tea Garden, Pier Plaza & Bronzew are Exhibition are additional attractions.

Since its opening in 1976 as the Jumbo Floating Restaurant, it has excelled in the preparation of seafood for discerning diners. Designed like a classic Chinese palace, it can accommodate up to 2,300 people. Situated in Aberdeen Harbour, the Jumbo is one of the world’s largest floating restaurants and an iconic tourist landmark of Hong Kong.

Inside Jumbo Floating Restaurant (Hong Kong)
Image via Wikipedia - Interior

The combination of good food & place makes eating all the more pleasurable!

Colours & lights at night add on to the romantic delight!

HK Sunset Cruise By Chinese Junk

A romantic & worthwhile proposition is a Sunset Cruise plus dinner at the Jumbo Floating Restaurant!