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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    e-books/audiobooks: fiction

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm by James Kidd

    ... is Sir Richard Wyndham, a feckless, elegant dandy whose hobbies include tying the perfect cravat and avoiding marriage with the chilly Melissa Brandon. This disappoints his mother, a forbidding ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Haruki Murakami conducts a quest into the past as his hero tries to understand a long-ago rejection

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by James Kidd

    ... looked at his face in the mirror, he detected an incurable boredom. He had no deep interest in the arts, no hobby or special skill. He was, if anything, a bit taciturn; he blushed easily, ... for Othello, or Bret Easton Ellis slipping Patrick Bateman's psychopathology under our radar. Instead, Tsukuru is 36 years old and attracted to train stations (a hobby of sorts, surely) ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - BIOGRAPHY

    Book review: Duncan Hines- how a Travelling Salesman Became the Most Trusted Name in Food, by Louis Hatchett

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by WASHPOST

    ... firm, Hines began taking notes about the best places to eat across America; his search for decent restaurants soon became an all-consuming hobby. As Hines found himself inundated with requests ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology

    Life less ordinary: gamers are eager to lead double lives again with The Sims 4

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm by Doretta Lau

    ... marriages and hobbies; the graphics are isometric. Buying furnishings and building or renovating houses has an impact on each character’s mood. The Sims was so popular – it sold more than 16 million ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Cosplay queen just wants to have fun

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Cosplay queen Yau Wong Siu-lun gives an animated defence of her hobby with Mathew Scott Girl just wants to have fun Yau Wong Siu-lun wants the world to know that underneath ... Diego in the US- have presented cosplayers with public platforms for their hobby, and competitions at these events mean that preparations are taken very seriously. Wong says it's impossible ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How horticulture therapy can teach life skills to those with special needs

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by Bernice Chan

    ... and daughter have developed a stronger bond from looking after the plant. Gardening was initially just a hobby for Fung, who was living in Toronto and working with dementia patients. Then her boss ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Thousands of Hongkongers join sex club to fulfil their X-rated fantasies

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:16am by Bernice Chan

    ... activity can be heard in background, Peter says he hasn't told any of his friends about his X-rated hobby. "I'm not afraid of what they will think of me, but more that perhaps ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    The wages of spin

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by BEN SIN

    ... at not pursuing the hobby during his younger days. Fortunately, his wife Belinda believes it's never too late to go after your passion. The next day, she booked a session at Sol Passion Music in Wan ...

  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK JING ZHANG

    Style Check: Fashion in Fiction conference

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:15am by Jing Zhang

    ... Jing Zhang jing.zhang@scmp.com Threads of truth: industry scholars seek deeper meaning Eavesdropping on conversations at fashion events used to be a bit of a hobby of mine. But the repetition of stilted dialogue about the latest restaurants, hot holiday destinations, industry gossip and what faux pas some socialite had committed soon grew tiresome, even for an avid earwigger. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Art teachers in Hong Kong face a dual challenge

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:15am by Kate Whitehead

    ... the "economic value" of art. "Most parents think art is just a hobby and students can't make money from it in the future, so it's not popular," she says. Tse is trying to turn ...




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