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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: by fair means or fowl

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am

    ... Wee Kek Koon It’s becoming almost an annual ritual in this part of the world, the mass culling of chickens in the winter months. The many avatars of avian flu (the latest being H7N9) ... sage-king Yao, every spring a far-off nation would send China a magical bird whose powers could drive away demons and other evil influences. When the bird stopped coming, Yao’s subjects began ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Olga Murray

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... Olivia Rosenman The American lawyer eschewed retirement to devote herself to children in a faraway land. Olivia Rosenman meets the 88-year-old behind the Nepal Youth Foundation Olga Murray R ARE BIRD When I went to law school, in 1951, there were very few women in my class and when I passed the bar exam, in 1954, in northern California, (only) six women were sworn into the bar. Six ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Wu Qiang

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 10:03pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... Thomas Bird The Shenzhen-based contemporary artist tells Thomas Bird about his long march from obscurity in Sichuan to his own exhibitions in France Wu Qiang RED DAWN I was born in 1967 in Zigong, Sichuan province. That was just after the Cultural Revolution began. I can recall red flags and mass movements. It was dazzling but the more intense things got, the poorer people became. ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Sharon Kwok

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams The actress and organiser of this week's Elephant Walk tells Martin Williams about a wooden shark and growing up in Ocean Park Sharon Kwok PARK LIFE I was born in Hong Kong and my dad was a founder of Ocean Park, which I explored with my brother. We got into everything. I remember birds and animals, including an albatross that couldn't fly, and dolphins. ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: pecking order

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Despite being made of spit and having little in the way of flavour, edible bird's nests are more in demand than ever, writes Jason Wordie Pecking order Edible bird ... to the mainland and elsewhere. These days, most of the world's commercial bird's nests are marketed and sold onwards through shops in Hong Kong's Western district. Two distinct types ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Pest practice

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Originally trapped in their thousands for the pet trade (as a result of which they are nearly extinct in eastern Indonesia), these hardy, friendly birds breed readily and escapees swiftly naturalised ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am

    ... encounter. Christian Dior perfume has strategic importance in the novel The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, by Japanese author Haruki Murakami …   In 2011, Murakami won the Catalonia International Prize ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: scam artistry

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... the language right. Come on guys, the sophisticated bird CAPTCHAs the worm, these days, don't you know? Alternatively, I suppose, this may not be a scam at all, and I might soon be cut off from my ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Sam Neill

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... lavender and saffron, and we have animals. We planted trees to get some of the native birds back. We don't like the grape-eating birds but we love the honey birds. We don't officially ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Peters

    ... following a police beating in 2009, lost 12kg while imprisoned in 2011 for alleged tax evasion. He was employed as an artistic consultant on the "Bird's Nest", the National Stadium ...




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