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  1. Lifestyle - Books - MEMOIR

    Book review: Hong Kong Police Man by Chris Emmett

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by William Wadsworth

    ... William Wadsworth Hong Kong Police Man by Chris Emmett Earnshaw Books 4 stars William Wadsworth Chris Emmett retired from the Hong Kong Police as a senior superintendent in 1998, after 28 years in the force. The Briton's 262-page book, Hong Kong Police Man, is so readable and entertaining that you might be tempted to take it on holiday, or put your life on hold to finish ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES ROBIN LYNAM

    Blue Notes by Robin Lynam

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by Robin Lynam

    ... album- the 12th, Not From Dixie, is omitted- and appending My Manne Shelly, Blue Steel, Blues for Mother's and Spook from the second album. It's safe to say this is the most satisfying ... of the North Sea Jazz Festival is disappointing, but there are worthwhile concerts to attend over the next few weeks. Acoustic steel string guitarist Kotaro Oshio and ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    New take on Dracula

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by James Mottram

    ... with the man, the human behind the literary figure luke evans, who plays vlad tepes, the precursor to dracula  Filmmakers have toyed with the character for almost as long as cinema has been ... says this approach- showing how the man becomes the myth- is a fresh spin on the centuries-old tale. "It isn't another Dracula film," he says. "It's the untold story ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Page One founder Mark Tan bucks the trend by opening a big new store in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... business has changed dramatically since Tan was a young man, fresh out of compulsory military service and starting his first job as a sales rep for a book distribution company. Tasked ... store, his back to the construction going on in the background, he admits he's hands-on with business operations. "I am a detail man- the curtains aren't ready yet, the windows ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Jasper Johns exhibition at London's Courtauld Gallery

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by GDN

    ... Jonathan Jones Jasper Johns exhibition ponders love and death American artist Jasper Johns has a reputation for reticence. The man who changed modern art when he made a US flag from layers ... in New York's Museum of Modern Art, spattered in paint that evokes nights of passion: it is called, simply, Bed (1955). It has graffiti scrawled on it by Cy Twombly, the other man ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: World Order, by Henry Kissinger

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by David Wilson

    ... the intellectual credentials to define a peaceful global policy roadmap, Kissinger is the man, you might think. A secretary of state under presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, the Harvardian has ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD

    Film, Postcard: Seoul

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by DARCY PAQUET

    ... in a collective thirst for more information about the man. Indeed, after the Sewol Ferry tragedy this spring- and the disheartening sight of a captain abandoning a sinking ship filled with teenagers- ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Sao Paulo's arts biennial gives a platform to Brazil's powerless minorities

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by GDN

    ... Jonathan Watts Sao Paulo's biennial takes a radical stand for voiceless and invisible minorities in Brazil and beyond, writes Jonathan Watts See me, hear me Silence. Darkness. Then the eyes adjust and a figure becomes apparent, his face faintly illuminated by a dark blue light. It's a man with indigenous features who starts to speak in a quiet matter-of-fact voice ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Facing the music on hold on the telephone

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by MCT

    ... to the Sydney Morning Herald, an Adelaide man was kept on hold with Australian airline Qantas for 15 hours. As a recorded message affirmed, over and over, that a customer service agent would be with him ... or extension." The patent's filer was a factory owner named Alfred Levy, who, by one account, discovered that, by dint of a loose wire touching a steel girder, his company's telephone system ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Postcard: London

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm by STEPHEN APPLEBAUM

    ... Weinstein- who'd seen the London-born actor-writer on Broadway the previous evening in One Man, Two Guvnors- asked him to take on the role of Potts. Corden admits he was initially dubious about ... a steel town who dreams of becoming an opera singer. That two-minute YouTube clip is moving and powerful and uplifting and positive", Corden recalls Frankel telling him. "Now imagine you ...




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