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  1. Sprites on the moor come alive

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Millen The Windvale Sprites Mackenzie Crook Published by Faber & Faber ISBN 978 0 571 24071 5 Mackenzie Crook is the latest actor to have a go at writing youth fiction. The British actor starred in The Office and The Pirates of the Caribbean. His ...

  2. Pictures of success

    Posted Jun 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Qingdao, and Felix Wong won an honorable mention in the nature category for his picture of lightning over Victoria Harbour. ...

  3. A bad week for...

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... after it was struck by lightning. Although the Virgin Group boss was staying in a separate house nearby, Oscar-winner Kate Winslet had to rescue Branson's 90-year-old mother. ...

  4. Dame edna in camouflage

    Posted Jan 15th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... with Tinnie Chow The normally larger-than-life Australian comedian Barry Humphries managed to elude the media with his strangest costume during a lightning visit this week. Humphries, famous for his eccentric alter-egos Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson, walked the streets of Hong Kong dressed as himself. Those who are unfamiliar with these names would certainly ...

  5. Respected HK citizens say they have seen UFOs

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... years. On September 8 alone, eight reports were received. On that night, a record number of lightning strikes hit Hong Kong during a storm. In the hour after midnight, more than 13,000 bolts of lightning struck the territory. Among these cases, Woo Wang-chun, a scientific officer at the observatory, said that 'three involved a ring of light hovering at a bus stop near Tai Lam ...

  6. scary movie

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Mariam Moore

    ... Compiled by Mariam Moore 1 Which horror film was suspected of being cursed after the scriptwriter's and lead actor's planes were struck by lightning and the director's hotel was bombed? 2 What is the name of the legendary witch in The Blair Witch Project? 3 Which 1984 horror film, starring a 19-year-old Johnny Depp, spawned seven sequels? 4 Which 1993 creepie features ...

  7. The local luminaries who say they've encountered UFOs

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... eight reports were received. On that night a record number of lightning strikes hit Hong Kong during a storm. In the hour after midnight more than 13,000 bolts of lightning struck the territory. ...

  8. 30 Seconds to Mars

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cat Kiely 30 Seconds to Mars July 26, Kitec From the moment they erupted onto the stage like a bolt of lightning, it was obvious that 30 Seconds to Mars' performance was going to be something special. Dressed like a ninja, the band's lead singer, actor Jared Leto, leapt around the stage bellowing out each song more powerfully than the last. As visually striking ...

  9. As Luck Would Have It

    Posted Jan 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... by lightning inside the bank. Piven concludes with tips on making your own luck: have an open mind, be well prepared and keep a positive attitude. ...

  10. 'Accidental' diva stays on her toes

    Posted Sep 09th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Flora Wu, additional reporting by Dikky Sinn After a lightning rise to fame, singer Joyce Lee Lok-si has been out of the limelight for a while. At a dinner recently, the musical prodigy told CitySeen what she's been smiling about nowadays. Most of us know Lee as a piano player with a great voice, but on top of song-writing and singing, Lee has also taken up salsa dancing. ...




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