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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: off colour

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... traditional South Asian dress. The only item that fitted me in the Kowloon shop, however, was a black kurta. Although I’m about as Chinese as Bill Clinton is British (hailing, as I do, from Singapore), the taboo of wearing black to a wedding is etched in my cultural memory. But South Asian friends assured me it wouldn’t be a problem, so I wore the kurta. Black wasn’t always inauspicious ...

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    My life: Peter Allison

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... in Sydney and, when I was 16, got a scholarship for high school in Japan. I spent a year there; that's probably what gave me the travel bug. I lasted two years back in Sydney before deciding ... like Africa for animal watching. I backpacked for six months and then got a job in a safari camp, serving drinks. No one needed me behind the bar if they were out on safari, so ...

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    So near, yet so feared: teething troubles

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

    ... group interested me in particular; a band of old men and women playing saxophones and clarinets. Their saxophone teacher, Mr Wang, is 85 years old and as nimble-fingered as a saxophone-playing ... and sent them to him with a letter thanking him for a great day and inspiration. Carpe diem! Two days later, that letter came back to me. It was marked "unclaimed". ...

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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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    Rant: lovin' on a jet plane

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... Kenny Hodgart Kenny Hodgart Lovin' on a jet plane For me, there is no more tedious way to spend a day, and nothing less of an aphrodisiac. But some people actually like flying. Which is fine. What I cannot fathom is the limitless fascination many seem to have with the idea of sexual intercourse at a high altitude. I was recently alerted to a new memoir, ghost-written ...

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    My life: Alex Tizon

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Ajay Singh

    ... years old. The primary images of Asians that looked like me on television were of the enemy. I looked a lot like the Vietcong that American soldiers were fighting. That was something that stayed with me. I had the face of the enemy. ORIENTAL EXPRESSION After college I began looking for evidence of my own worthiness as a man of Asian descent. I used to run into the word "oriental" ...

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    My life: Robert Joseph

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... the family hotel, I ran away to Burgundy with the then love of my life- she was a fair few years older than me and, in France, that kind of romantic liaison is more common. I chose this region ... and taught English. It was a good place to starve, and my six-month stint turned into six years. I then met a man at a cellar door event who asked me if I wanted to edit his new wine magazine ...

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    So near yet so feared: the last word

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

    ... was a nice touch. My benevolence soon turned back to dismay, however, when I saw we'd been given less than a teaspoon of milk; only enough to turn the drink light grey. No, give me a good ...

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    My life: Natasha Reyes

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... inherit her practice, have a nice clinic and wear high heels every day- but I realised it wasn't for me. A patient's skin would be red, itchy and dry and I would think, "You're ... in the Philippines, but they had an office in Hong Kong. A friend started working with them- he had a mission in Kashmir and was hooked- so I tried it. It was my second mission that got me hooked. ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: exciting attention

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:48am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... a translation by Witter Bynner: Where, before me, are the ages that have gone? / And where, behind me, are the coming generations? / I think of heaven and Earth, without limit, without end, / And I am ...




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