For a while, I used to see a boat with the name Hemingway moored at Causeway Bay. Tied to the pier, it was a poignant and tension-filled metaphor of a person’s fate being tied to the land. Water . . . Now—Hemingway’s Rope reflects the trials we experience in life through time, and expresses the idea that, no matter how arduous the process, our heart ultimately returns to the land where we are rooted.