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  1. There's a lot more to come from Hall's Berlinski

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 09:40pm by

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com There's a lot more to come from Hall's Berlinski David Hall's Berlinski already has two wins but comes into this season with obvious scope for improvement, an impressive trial confirming there should be more to come from the four-year-old. Hall has taken his time with the Fastnet Rock gelding, spacing his runs and keeping the well-built ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Geocaching is a treasure hunt which brings families together

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... as they are known in geocaching circles, the quests may sound simple, even boring. But geocaching requires careful planning and combines outdoor adventure, exploration, and the thrill of the hunt. ... is that it is both local and global. In the search for a cache, players venture into rarely visited neighbourhoods, scale mountains and explore Hong Kong's lesser-known country parks. At the same time, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Charting the human story through how we drew our maps

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... by US space agency Nasa after the mission's safe return from the moon, it showed- for the first time- the fully illuminated face of the earth. Set against the cloud-streaked blue ... numerous and beautiful than any we have seen". In the space age the image of the planet in all its fragile beauty, set against the infinite blackness of space, prompted in many an almost ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Children use roleplay to learn about different jobs

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... from Lisbon to Dubai and Seoul, there was nothing like it in Hong Kong. So Tong decided to start his own and named his facility Bom City. The centre occupies a 30,000 sq ft space in Tai Kok ... an actual donation to charity Playright Children's Play Association. Tong says children in Hong Kong have such packed schedules that they don't get to explore and find out what they like ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ceramics a labour of love for specialist dealer Alain Chiglien

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... tried to explain to me the story of the painter, how he works," that boy, now a middle-aged Frenchman called Alain Chiglien, says as he sits in his own gallery space in Hong Kong. "But ... they saw the same artist at auction cost three times more," says Chiglien. "And they bought again and again, and they realised that the artists we buy are good to explore ...

  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Outdoor chic for gentlemen

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by HANNAH HODSON

    ... Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2735 2690 These Lloyd brogues, (HK$3,480) with hard-wearing soles, will smarten up any explorer-chic outfit. From Lloyd, level 2, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Sidebar: five Asian adventures for the bucket list

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... National Park (you may have seen it in the 10th season of The Amazing Race). Explore Altai explorealtai.com based in Ulan Bator, has rafting packages including food, transport and a guide ...

  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Bar review: Socialito

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by MISCHA

    ... G/F The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central Tel: 3167 7380 The vibe: this is an attempt to bring a touch of Mexico to Central. Behind a shiny, retro street front taqueria and through an almost hidden side door lies a completely different space. The dark, high-ceilinged room is a bar and a restaurant that becomes a club after dinner service. After a few cocktails, the intricate ...

  9. Lifestyle

    National origin irrelevant in contemporary art world, says gallery boss Meg Maggio

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... then they are in the wrong industry." Maggio is now bringing this blend of Bostonian moxy and expertise to Hong Kong. After recently buying and renovating the top floor of a large warehouse space in Wong Chuk ... art world in 1998 when she started working for Courtyard Gallery in Beijing. She opened her own space there in 2005. Maggio has in recent years made her intentions known in Hong Kong ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Two into one does go

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... Paradoxically, it's Lim's art, not his architecture, that has made itself public by claiming exterior spaces in the city. This year, he has anticipated the arrival of the Mid-Autumn Festival by creating another monumental Hong Kong-themed structure: an edifice built out of 600 recycled mooncake tins. It's part of a show entitled "Space Journey: William Lim, A Decade ...




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