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  1. Lifestyle - Travel

    Kitesurfing takes off in Mui Ne, Vietnam

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Kit Gillet

    ... capital of one of the fastest-growing sports in the world: kitesurfing. It's a clear day and more than 100 kites can be seen on the horizon, each with a small figure dangling below- a figure ... Scribner with a smile, as he washes the sand off his kite. Scribner is not alone in embracing the sport later in life, nor in allowing it to become an all-consuming passion. "Back in 2009 ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    OzAsia Festival builds bond between South Australia and sister state Shandong

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:12pm by Sue Green

    ... Gautier insists the festival retained the final say. Gautier describes Shandong as "a cradle of Chinese culture"- the birthplace of kite-making, of Confucius and of Nobel Prize-winning ... Experts in kite-making, calligraphy, paper-cutting and porcelain painting will offer workshops. There will be exhibitions of silk embroidery, Rizhao farmers' paintings, photographs of old ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Coming home: John Rocha plans to spend time in Hong Kong after retiring from fashion circuit

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by Francesca Fearon

    ... learnt to swim in the harbour, play marbles in the street and to fly kites made from newspapers." However, in the 60s, "there was the Cultural Revolution just over the border and Hong ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology

    Hong Kong-based inventor's breakthrough robotic boat aims to clean-up oceans

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by DARREN WEE

    ... to balloons and kites. Harada set up a company to develop his invention, originally based in New York before moving to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and then San Francisco. Now, Harada says he ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Walking on water: island hopping the Seto Inland Sea

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... for occasional clusters of houses; little white-eye birds darting among the branches of the cherry trees; kites swooping low, then wheeling away again. Yet, for a rural idyll, there's a surprising ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Creative ways to get children to exercise

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by JAMES QUINLAN

    ... Shooting hoops, flying a kite, hitting one of the city's ice skating rinks, or dancing around the living room will all get the heart rate going. Another natural way to increase fitness ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Tour of beauty: from galleries and installations to auctions

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:49pm

    ... Gallery in Chai Wan is showing “Poetic Space” by Arthur Chan and Sim Chan from May 9 to July 30. The works deconstruct the cityscape and transform urban scenes into kite-shaped sculptures. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - BOOK (1983)

    Rewind book: Christine, by Stephen King

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... racing look as dangerous as flying kites. Our narrator, Dennis, also Arnie's best friend, is mystified by the bond between Arnie and car. For him, Christine is simply a "bad joke, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Pilot lands a second cool job- at sea level

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 07:00pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... about sports in general, the outdoor life. At work we have paragliders, kite surfers, paddlers, triathletes and ultramarathon runners. As a pilot, you have time. If you do a long-haul flight, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM (1948)

    Rewind, film: 'Spring in a Small Town' directed by Fei Mu (1948)

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by MATT SCOTT

    ... Mathew Scott Spring in a Small Town Wei Wei, Zhang Hongmei, Li Wei Director: Fei Mu Filmmaker Tian Zhuangzhuang (The Blue Kite) is not known for being a man who minces his words, so when he goes public with his opinions it pays to listen closely. When Tian was in Hong Kong in 2002, the trip was essentially to help promote his new film, Springtime in a Small Town. But the more ...




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