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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: no love hotel

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Cecilie Gamst Berg No love hotel No one who knows me or who has ever read this column would dream of questioning my loyalty to the Lo Wu Railway Station Hotel. I have ... up the stairs. So what was I thinking last weekend when I impulsively found myself booking a room at the Shangri-La in Shenzhen? What could have possessed me to go behind the back of my good ...

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    My life: Faye Hung

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Bernice Chan

    ... my first ballet- it was either Swan Lake or Giselle- I told my mom I wanted to be a prima ballerina. She enrolled me in (Hong Kong's) Jean M Wong School of Ballet. I liked the strictness ... liked dancing jazz and tap, but not ballet, so I started losing interest. FINDING THE ONE In 1996, I went to the University of British Columbia. My sister entered university a year before me ...

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    Rant: getting off Scot-free?

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... level, it gave me an excuse (being in the latter camp) to not have an opinion on the matter whenever anyone in Hong Kong picked up on my Glasgow patter. But as the big day dawns, I realise my ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: pecking disorder

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... on the cheeks, though, completely throws me. My Australian and British friends like to lean in for a peck, but one cheek or two? I can never remember who goes with what. Even more confusingly, Americans ... a second peck he hadn't expected. Whoops. Don't even get me started on goodbyes, that would be a whole other rant. But if you ask me, the Irish have got that one down pat. ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: the shapie of things to come

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Christy Choi

    ... and you'll have a 20cm-high mini-me. Since Artec provides just the scanning technology, you could take your data to any 3D printer. Fancy a gold one? Find a printer with metallic capabilities ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ester van Steekelenburg

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... little value on their own architectural heritage. Witnessing this wholesale destruction is what inspired me to get involved with heritage preservation. Commercial developers go to great lengths ...

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    Rant: the height of rudeness

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... in men, who will accost you to force an inane conversation about your apparently freakish stature. "You are really tall," men say to me in bars and other social settings. "Like really, really tall," they muse, blowing me away with their perspicacious skills of observation. The chat, if I allow it to continue, usually ends up at, "Just how tall are you?" ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm

    ... by a committee chaired by cosmologist Carl Sagan … In an interview with journalist Ira Flatow in 1996, Sagan quipped about the possible existence of extraterrestrial life, “It would save me so much ...

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    Then & now: get me out of here

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Jason Wordie

    ... While local Europeans have long delighted in rubbing shoulders with celebrities, the feeling has not always been mutual, writes Jason Wordie Get me out of here Hong Kong’s European society tends to lionise visiting literary figures; the absence of much serious home-grown talent means that when internationally known writers pass through Hong Kong they are pounced upon. Literary ...

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    My life: Ufrieda Ho

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... Africa, you can literally live in the dark and never cross those invisible boundaries into townships. Journalism, for me, was an invitation into other worlds. When I won the Anthony Sampson Foundation Award (for reporting on migrants), I met (former political prisoner) Ahmed Kathrada. He put me straight on a comment I made about Chinese not being involved in the apartheid struggle. He ...




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