Both cities are situated along the coast, very dense and very expensive. Also, culturally, they are a fusion of Anglo and Chinese people, institutions and values.
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.