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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Taiwan's Elephant Gym bring back bass-driven math rock

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:12am by RACHEL MOK

    ... Text: Rachel Mok Taiwanese trio Elephant Gym are revising the math-rock formula Gimme sum lovin' Math rock is typically a technical, complex and somewhat intense genre, but Taiwanese trio Elephant Gym add a touch of cuteness to the equation. Just look at the video for Light, the first single from their recently released debut album, Angle, which depicts a musical fairy ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Abu Camp, Botswana

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Martin Williams Abu Camp, Botswana Let me guess, Abu's the name of the founder, right? Almost. Abu was a bull elephant, born in the wild in South Africa. He was orphaned during a cull and shipped to a wildlife park in Texas, in the United States, before being brought to Botswana, along with fellow elephants Cathy and Benny, to appear in the 1989 movie ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Giant strides: elephant eco-tours in Botswana

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams High-end tourism is vital to the conservation of elephants and other wildlife in Botswana, finds Martin Williams, as he sets off on a unique safari Coming up trumps It's a scintillating morning in north Botswana, and I'm privileged to be standing within touching distance of an African savannah elephant that seems as big as a Hong Kong minibus. ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts Preview: The Elephant Man looks at the nature of beauty

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:29pm by ROBIN LYNUM

    ... Robin Lynam 48hours@scmp.com Robin Lynam Animal magnetism The Elephant Man Performance Exchange   Looks may not be everything, but they certainly count for something, as actor and director ... "My very handsome son was touring with the play, and he had constant female attention, while his ageing father had very little," he recalls. "I said 'I feel like the Elephant ...

  5. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Pair of aces

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 10:34pm by Joanne Lam

    ... Pair of aces Thailand is known for many things: stunning beaches, zesty food and majestic elephants. Thai wines, on the other hand, have yet to make their mark. But The Peninsula Bangkok ... an ancient elephant corral- where vines are planted- while on an elephant ride and sample flagship wines from the Monsoon Valley line. The day trip, priced at US$8,650 per person, also includes ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Memorial without saluting the elephant with 'a backside like a businessman scrambling under a restaurant table for his cheque book'." A champion and protector of English ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Woody Allen's Magic in the Moonlight

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... by the "Chinese" stage name, Wei Ling Soo, Crawford makes an elephant disappear on the stage of a packed Berlin theatre in 1928. One wonders why Allen didn't tackle the yellowface element more ... an elephant in the room, Firth and Stone are gifted such snappy dialogue, and exude enough charm individually, that our attention remains on track after they fall awkwardly in love in a planetarium ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Tim Jarvis

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Joyee Chan

    ... sailed 1,500km in an old-fashioned lifeboat from Elephant Island- where his 28-strong crew was stranded after his expedition ship sank- to seek help from a whaling station on South Georgia. ... and an unseaworthy boat. We sailed 800 nautical miles over 12 days from Elephant Island to South Georgia (it took Shackleton 17). And the land crossing from one side of South Georgia to the whaling station ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm

    ... Adam Nebbs Trunk call The King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament (below) moves from Hua Hin to Bangkok this year, bringing it within easier reach of foreign visitors. The event, which ... The organisers claim that the elephants’ welfare is paramount, “with strict rules in place to ensure that the pachyderms are well cared for at all times”, and proceeds go towards their well-being. Still, ...

  10. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Landmark occasion

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:47pm by Vivian Chen

    ... May 23 at the Landmark in Central. Highlighted exhibits include Christofle's Vertigo Champagne cooler and Banc Elephant.     ...




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