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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Lee Hadwin

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... and I have a place in Australia, but I am originally from a small village in north Wales, where there are only about 100 people. My family weren't at all artistic but my dad played in a country and western band, so there was a musical influence, I suppose. I was never any good at art at school and was given a D in my school reports. Before the sleep art became my living, I played in my ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Mark Peters

    ... Benazir Bhutto … The first woman elected to rule a Muslim country, Bhutto, who was 35 when she came to power in 1988, was also one of the world’s youngest prime ministers. In a bid to modernise ...

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    So near, yet so feared: No spray, Jose

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Cecilie Gamst Berg No spray, Jose Am I as vain as or less vain than that elusive figure "the next man"? Maybe a little less so, although the only reason I didn't become a professional cross-country skier (the single career open to Norwegian women in the late 1970s) was that I didn't want to be seen on television with frozen snot on my face. ...

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    Reflections: long division

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Long division It may be an oversimplification but the main political quarrel in Hong Kong today is between those who believe “one country” is of paramount importance and those who maintain that our one of “two systems” should be the defining trait of the city. The “one country, two systems” model is often attributed to the late leader Deng Xiaoping, who saw ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm

    ... of Guyana served as the country’s leader for an epic 21 years. Despite his nation having a small land mass and barely a city’s worth of citizens (today Guyana has the eighthlowest population density in the world), Burnham adopted a policy of strict autarky, banning all imports, including wheat and rice. Amazingly, the country avoided starvation, due to its wealth in Demerara sugar, grown ...

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    My life: Ted Thomas

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Madeleine Fitzpatrick

    ... Fitzpatrick. Ted Thomas C OUNTER-ESPIONAGE I got my radio training near Trieste (in Italy) as a broadcaster for the (British) navy: I was a sports reporter. I was OK at sports- soccer, boxing- so ... I could get back to what I was doing in the Mediterranean- I could be a sports reporter." So I went to RTHK and introduced myself to a guy called John Wallace- superb broadcaster. He says, ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... and the Boer war (1899-1902) in South Africa. In 1949, the newly formed People's Republic of China cancelled the rail service completely. Lugard wasn't around to enjoy the ride for long- he ... Nigeria's soccer team from playing in the next World Cup after their poor performance in South Africa, and in January this year he passed the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, which carries ...

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    My life: Tim Jarvis

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Joyee Chan

    ... commemorated the Antarctic explorer. I had been invited because (in 1999) I set the record for the fastest unsupported journey to the South Pole (47 days) and the longest unsupported journey ... sailed 1,500km in an old-fashioned lifeboat from Elephant Island- where his 28-strong crew was stranded after his expedition ship sank- to seek help from a whaling station on South Georgia. ...

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    City scope: An African queen

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by UFRIEDA HO

    ... of a Johannesburg beauty queen. Having won her country's heat, Kelly Murphy, 20, will be South Africa's first representative at the annual International Miss Chinese Cosmos Pageant. ... at all." Chinese in South Africa are estimated to number about 300,000. This includes migrants who arrived at the dawn of South Africa's democracy, in 1994, and as the country cemented its ...

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    Reflections: the ex factor

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... on her to help him run the country. When the emperor died, in 1022, Liu became dowager empress, ruling on behalf of her stepson, the 11-year-old Emperor Renzong. Dowager Empress Liu was an able ...




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