Fancy a dip in the fragrant harbour?

With the imminent return of the cross-harbour swimming race, we asked our readers last week if they would be willing to take part.

Fancy a dip in the fragrant harbour?

Two interesting news items caught our attention last week Hong Kong’s announcement that it was re-introducing the cross-harbour swimming race after 33 years and, just a few days earlier, widespread sightings of a red algal bloom in local waters.

Might swimmers emerge from the water in Quarry Bay looking like the Swamp Thing We worried that such fears would put people off, so we asked readers in our web poll last week what they reckoned...

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