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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm

    ... in his will. In a 1789 letter to American painter John Trumbull, Jefferson identified the “three greatest men that have ever lived, without any exception” as Francis Bacon, John Locke and Isaac ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts preview: Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin plays Schubert and Scriabin

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Sam Olluver

    ... showcase for Kissin's ear for detail and technical skill, qualities which have won him countless awards and tributes from around the world. An honorary doctorate of letters from the University ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The Lone Flag: Macau's WWII British consul

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by HKU PRESS

    ... the dispatch of food parcels to prisoners in Hongkong and he was known to have personally brought letters from prisoners to their families in Macao. He was killed by an assassin hired by the Japanese ...

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    Arts preview: Jaap’s Gran Partita matches Mozart with Shostakovich

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by Sam Olluver

    ... into his scores. His String Quartet No 8 is dedicated to the victims of fascism and war. It's also autobiographical in that the composer uses a cryptogram of letters from his name threaded ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: open secrets

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Jason Wordie

    ... individuals and their movements noted. Complex probability algorithms indicated what to look at in terms of their routine communications, and what to leave alone. For example- a letter posted locally ... was on a known watch-list. Conversely, a personal letter sent after the outbreak of the European war, in 1939, to someone with a Germanic-sounding surname at an address in a neutral territory (for ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: blot on the landscape

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:31pm by Mark Footer

    ... then), either more legal exemptions will have been discovered to justify it all or the owner and his wastepaper basket will still be receiving "warning" letters from the authorities. ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: Spike Jonze's futuristic 'Her' is intellectually engaging

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... developments that threaten to tear at your heart. Her centres on professional letter writer Theodore Twombly (a moustachioed Joaquin Phoenix, utilising an acting style that's vastly more low-key ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Richard Halliburton: the hero time forgot

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm

    ... letter home, Halliburton assured his parents that all was well. “My spirits have sprung back again now we are getting [away] from Hong Kong and its troubles,” he wrote. Initially, radio signals ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Objects of desire: ethnic chic

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm by David Roden

    ... David Roden David Roden 1.  Cushion, HK$395, fromTree, 22 Elgin Street, Central, tel: 2841 8844. 2.  Bamboo penholder, HK$105, from G.O.D., The Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road, The Peak, tel: 2778 3331. 3.  Oldiva hurricane lantern, HK$250,from Lene Bjerre, 11/F, Horizon Plaza,2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, tel: 2580 1068. 4.  Resin letter holder, HK$680, fromTequila Kola, 1/F, ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Akram Khan's iTMOi reinvents Stravinsky's famous ballet

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm by Victoria Finlay

    ... of Igor). Most critics didn't like it, but Khan enjoys its spacing (the capital letters rising as a hill between two little "i"s) and the percussive sound saying it evokes- ...




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