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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: teething troubles

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... "This is it!" I declared to A. "As you are my witness, I am finally going to start playing the banjo, a dream for 30 years!" If an 86-year-old can practise for only two years ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... responsibility". Jay-Z replied with a scathing verse in his single Nickels and Dimes. But the final word on the feud was a diplomatic "both [are] right" from mutual friend and fellow powerhouse ...

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    Then & now: finite arts

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Jason Wordie

    ... steadily decaying, for decades. It may sway tenuously for years by a few fraying threads, but when the last tattered remnant flutters to the floor, it is finally time to act. This ultimate decay ...

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    Then & now: Blowing their trumpet

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Jason Wordie

    ... human history, every culture has marked this most final of journeys in its own way. The Chinese approach to death has always been very distinctive. Various historical travel accounts, ... service- and who stays away- still matters in local society. "Even the dead can lose face," is a commonly used phrase, sourly deployed when the recently departed have been finally ...

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    Rant: Striking a SAR note

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... with woks, steamers and choppers? Finally, there's Pollution. A miserables musical featuring the songs of Air Supply, set in a haze of grey air, with lots of smoke machines. The audience could ...

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    So near yet so feared: the last word

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... and "last" and "next"- which share the same words (i.e. "up" and "last"- as in "previous" not "final"- are the same). They confuse "next" ...

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    Reflections: cat scratching

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... with their severed arms and legs tied behind their backs. The women screamed in pain for days before they finally expired. “Wu you slut!” screeched Xiao, as she was tortured. “I’ll be a cat in my next life ...

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    Then & now: forcing the issue

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Jason Wordie

    ... of government – or key personalities within it – are so thoroughly discredited with the public they no longer have any popular authority and are openly disobeyed? The final sanction, then, is a request ...

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    Reflections: Arguing the toss

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... was the most powerful person in the realm. To tighten his control of the court, or perhaps to pave the way for his own eventual elevation to emperor, Dong decided to replace the young Emperor Shao with the latter's even younger brother. One day, as Emperor Shao and his mother, the Empress Dowager He, held court, Dong drew his sword and announced his decision before all the officials. The emperor ...

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    Something new: Let them eat brunch!

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... excesses of Cixi's court with Hong Kong's first Chinese free-flow brunch, Feng Wei- literally "abundant flavours". Diners can indulge in a buffet of fiery northern cuisine ... red curtains sway in the courtyard-themed surroundings. But don't get too comfortable; every 20 minutes a gong sounds and the entire court- sorry, we mean restaurant- assembles around ...




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