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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ufrieda Ho

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... dad had been orphaned and China was in freefall. He just wanted to get to anywhere the "golden mountains" had been established- San Francisco, Melbourne, Joburg. In South Africa, my ...

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    So near, yet so feared: teething troubles

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... mountain goat. The 86-year-old Mr Li, playing a mean Moscow Nights himself, had only been learning the instrument for two years, and it was he who made my newfound non-procrastination rule kick in. ...

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    Rant: Dragon's back-up

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:57am by CHRIS DODD

    ... But this was the way it was that day. The queue snaked its way up and over the mountain; one long queue of snail-paced hikers carrying transistor radios and playing various iterations of cats being drowned. Now, I'm not a snob and I don't own the mountain. And, of course, I was contributing to the throng, so I didn't mean to blame others. Except. Well, it was their fault. ...

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    My life: Alex Tizon

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Ajay Singh

    ... a lot. So anything I read in magazines or newspapers that had the word "oriental" I would clip out. I collected a mountain of information. I had a folder on television characters- Hop ...

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    My life: Red Pine

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm

    ... Guang Shan for a year but there were too many people so I spent the next 2½ years at a smaller monastery outside of Taipei, in the mountains. Obviously, in a monastery you meditate and perform ... poet called Cold Mountain, or Hanshan, the man to whom Jack Kerouac dedicated his book The Dharma Bums. I happened to be in the middle of translating the poems when I left the monastery ...

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    My life: Josh Summers

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by JENNI MARSH

    ... an oasis in the middle of the desert that had mountains and beautiful people. Back then (in 2006), I could have barely pointed at Shanghai on a map. DESERT BLOOM Karamay is an oil town, four hours ...

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    Reflections: farmers in arms

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... monopoly on all natural resources, so instead of enjoying the bounty of the mountains, forests and water for free, the public were asked to pay the government to consume them. Those who spoke up ...

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    Rant: bad gelato: on thin ice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... brain freeze. Italian gelaterias are the stuff of sweet dreams. Long, glass-fronted cabinets bursting with mountains of colourful, creamy goodness. Quality ingredients give their fare a taste ...

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    My life: Stephen Venables

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead (hongkongkate@gmail.com) The mountaineer and author tells Kate Whitehead about some of his breathtaking experiences Stephen Venables OFF STAGE I was born in London in 1954, ... setting up for a rehearsal of Figaro, a letter arrived from a friend saying, "How about an expedition to the Hindu Kush, in Afghanistan, next summer?" I had to go. MOVING MOUNTAINS ...

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    My life: Olga Murray

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... laughing and holding hands and I just felt comfortable there right away. I went trekking in the mountains and I met these extremely poor children; poorer than I'd ever seen in my life. ... Nepali children didn't go to school. And, I think, subconsciously, I was thinking of something to do when I retired. I was almost 60 years old and I visited a little hut on top of a mountain ...




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