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  1. Hello, happy ghost

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen Lasting laughter Blithe Spirit is a popular comedy written by English playwright Noel Coward. It takes its title from the classic poem To a Skylark by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822). The famous first line of the poem is 'Hail to thee, blithe spirit'. In modern English, this would be 'Hello, happy ghost'! Coward's comedy was first ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    It's the spirit of the rules that civil servants must adhere to

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Rules alone are not enough When it comes to guarding against conflicts of interest, our civil service arguably outshines its regional counterparts. There is no shortage of general and job-specific regulations on conduct and integrity. While ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Free spirit's positive energy

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 12:34pm by Enid Tsui

    ... Enid Tsui Sohan Qadri's vibrant abstract paintings sprang from a spirit of open-minded inquiry and philosophy, writes Enid Tsui Forceful life on a dotted line Sohan Qadri is often ... that was declared a self-governing area by squatters 40 years ago. This was the hippie era and he found kindred spirits who shared an interest in the cerebral aspect of his philosophy and the practice ...

  4. Sport - Rugby - SUPER 15

    Coach Todd Blackadder hails Crusaders’ fighting spirit

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 08:17pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Blackadder proud of way Crusaders fought back The Canterbury Crusaders deserve some credit for keeping their quest for an eighth Super Rugby title alive until the final minute of the season, according to coach Todd Blackadder. The New Ze ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - Commonwealth Games

    Spirit of movement 'well and truly alive'

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 12:56am by AFP, AP

    ... Agencies in Glasgow Organisers hail the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, saying event will continue to endure Spirit of movement 'well and truly alive' The Commonwealth Games ... for the next Games in Australia's Gold Coast in 2018, he added. "The spirit of these Games has continued to endure." The federation, Hooper said, was "delighted with the Glasgow ...

  6. Sport - SQUASH

    Nicol David hopes her Commonwealth Games squash gold medal helps lift Malaysian spirits

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 11:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Glasgow David hopes her squash gold helps lift Malaysian spirits Malaysian squash ace Nicol David said she hoped her gold medal at the Commonwealth Games would help lift the spirits of her compatriots battered by the tragedy of two airliner disasters. David and Nick Matthew successfully defended their Games singles squash titles with victories ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - Commonwealth Games

    Reformed Daniel Wallace evokes spirit of 'Braveheart'

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 10:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Glasgow Reformed namesake of Scottish independence hero wins gold two months after Florida arrest Wallace evokes the 'Braveheart' spirit Dragged to the ground ... individual medley title. Rather than recalling his own moment of adversity, Wallace was invoking the spirit of Scottish warrior William "Braveheart" Wallace. Personal battles had ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Team spirit

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Charmaine Chan

    ... Text John Butlin Turning two flats into one is no easy feat but a couple's decision to each take on distinct design responsibilities helped keep the peace Team spirit Text Charmaine Chan / Styling Anji Connell / Photography John Butlin   Couples often make joint decisions when it comes to home renovations. Not Isobel and Antony Lee. To achieve their goal and maintain ...

  9. HKU SPACE’s Go Cambridge competition keeps entrepreneurial spirit high

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 10:31am

    ... ANDREA ZAVADSZKY We seldom stop for a moment to consider what it means for someone not to know their date of birth. UNICEF reports that only half the children in the world are registered, with numbers especially low in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. T ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the money shot

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Jason Wordie

    ... paid an internal fine of HK$10,000, wiped the drool off his face, and blithely resumed his stellar political career. This episode says a great deal about both the quality of the official ...




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