See Paper Tigress author Rachel Cartland talking on TVB Pearl and RTHK Channel 31 tomorrow night.
Time Out have written about the new Hong Kong interview show here.
Here’s the programme blurb:
Coming up on In Conversation tomorrow: the former civil servant who yesterday said Hong Kong has “the most ridiculous political system in the world.”
In Conversation with Rachel Cartland
“When I came here, it was an extraordinarily, genuinely, entrepreneurial place. There really were little people starting up and doing things completely off their own bat. But certainly now, I think we are seeing this issue that the big businessmen now are not innovative, that they are rent seekers.” – Rachel Cartland
This week Stephen Davies is “In Conversation” with former civil servant Rachel Cartland, who – last November – published a memoir of her time in the government.
Ms Cartland came to Hong Kong in 1972 at the age of just 22. She was fresh out of Oxford University and was one of the first two female expatriate administrative officers. It was, in some ways, very much an uphill struggle for a woman in those days, she tells host Stephen Davies, but she had always felt a certain sense of vocation. “I actually imagined myself, dreamt of myself, in an office with papers. … it all came together like a magic potion, and I fou