Tsim Tak Lung writes under the name of T. L. Tsim. He read English literature at the University of Hong Kong and politics at the University of Manchester. He started his writing career at The South China Morning Post in Hong Kong with a column called One Man’s View . He also writes in the Chinese language and had, for many years, a weekly column in The Hong Kong Economic Journal. His Chinese essays on politics and culture were subsequently published in a series of six volumes entitled From Culture to Civilization (Oxford University Press in Hong Kong). He is also a broadcaster and political commentator and his most recent interview on Canada’s Real Vision Finance, Will the Hong Kong protests result in civil war? has attracted over 450,000 viewers worldwide.