Dr Hon was born in Hong Kong and completed most of his higher education in the UK. After graduating from Kings College London, he went on to Hughes Hall College, at the University of Cambridge where he obtained his PhD in Psychiatry.
Having lived and studied in China up to undergraduate degree level, I left my home city of Shanghai and moved to London.
China’s top snooker player, Ding Junhui, turned 30 in April this year, and he has still not fulfilled his biggest remaining professional goal: to win the sport’s World Championship.
Performing at Birmingham’s world-renowned Symphony Hall, the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra (GSO) made its British debut in the sister city to their Chinese home.