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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Spitting images

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Jason Wordie

    ... a scourge of humanity for millennia, was eventually brought under control. By 1938, two-fifths of all Hong Kong deaths were still attributable to tuberculosis, bronchitis and pneumonia, all of which ... but right across the Chinese diaspora, all mention the prevalence of hacking, hocking and hawking. That spitting was a prevalent Chinese cultural habit was reflected in popular material culture. ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - MY LIFE

    My life: David Sedaris

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... while riding my bicycle in Raleigh, North Carolina, when I was 25. I was riding my bike and I said it out loud to myself, because it's hard to announce an ambition. Even to yourself, right ... not!" It's one thing to say, "My name is John and I paint." That's different. Let the world call you an artist when the time is right. I mean, I always have to fill out ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    As happy as Larry

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... The series takes its name from the Sumerians, who lived about 7,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, the cradle of human civilisation, and it has been interpreted as a commentary on "the post-human ... they would be known collectively as the Finish Fetish movement. (It may have been a time of breaking down barriers but human nature likes its labels.) The Vietnam war was in the process of being ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Zoofari Lodge, Dubbo

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:37am by Stephen Lacey

    ... wake up and see zebras, giraffes and these big buffalo-looking beasties right outside your door. What are the chances of being gored to death? Nil. Thankfully, there's a wire fence between ... a giraffe's tongue is blue to protect it from sunburn? You seem to know an awful lot about giraffes. It just happened to be World Giraffe Day when we visited. What about human feeding? A buffet-style ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Behind the label: Osman

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by MARISA PINTO

    ... or night. Much of the collection sticks to a monochrome palette, which is why we  love the colour and eccentric print of the tile-jacquard pea coat (right; HK$13,775). Where can you get it? Osman ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Rock star nun: how Nepal's rebel with a cause became an unlikely sensation

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... and best composition went to Phool Ko Aankha Ma. Drolma had become a household name- an unlikely pop star had landed on Nepal's music scene with songs that extolled the goodness of the human ... belief in the goodness of human potential drives my philanthropic work," says Drolma, who idolises Mother Teresa, the late missionary sister who once tended to the poor of Calcutta, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... yelps. Right outside the entrance to the hotel, stall owners were slaughtering dogs. Call me old-fashioned, but I don't think that is very modern. ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING


    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... Alex Frew McMillan Alex Frew McMillan Taxing times Hong Kong taxis are great, right? They're cheap, plentiful and fuelled with eco-friendly liquid petroleum gas. There are a few pioneering electric cabs out there, too. There's one problem: they don't take you where you want to go. You'd think this was a key- indeed the only- role of a taxi. Pity the poor ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    The Dictator

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Sofia Suarez

    ... sophis ticated and, in some cases, down right dark, that their wearer would never be mistaken for a child. Steer clear of lollipops  and hair bows, and you should be fine. Givenchy has explored  ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    About time

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Abid Rahman

    ... in dramatically on the left side of the dial and, on the bottom right, is a rather splendid tourbillon. Inside is a gorgeous Cal 581DR movement with an impressive 80 hours of power reserve and all ...




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