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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: running to fat

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Jason Wordie

    ... of heavy physical labour, for them. Polished rice mixed with soy sauce and melted lard were standard coolie staples; these combined ingredients were wolfed down, and burnt off within hours ... time, they probably will … Due to long working hours, extended commutes and conflicting schedules, contemporary Hong Kong families seldom sit down to a homecooked meal together. Popular images ...

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    Something new: a common vision

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by GLORIA CHAN

    ... is working on his dream project, giving locals their five minutes of fame in a two-storey high art installation called 24x24. "There will be 25 screens [side by side] showing the working day ... in the subject's workplace, and leaves it running for 24 hours from midnight. "Everyday you interact with different people, but hardly ever do you see their whole day- this project is a celebration ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: poor little rich girls

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Charukesi Ramadurai

    ... accusing each other of owning fake designer bags. Li, who lives in a working-class area of east Vancouver, says he took on the project to document a new demographic; when he was growing up 25 years ago, Chinese immigrants in Canada had a different image. "If you were Chinese back then, people thought you must be poor and working in kitchens. Then, in the 90s, things changed with [the ...

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    Then & now: Blowing their trumpet

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Jason Wordie

    ... stop traffic across an entire city for hours. Like any unusual, colourful event, details of the cavalcade would be pored over by onlookers for days afterwards. In both villages and cities, musicians have long accompanied the Chinese dead to their graves. While the clashing of cymbals and wailing of flutes were standard escorts to the land of shades for poor and wealthy alike, ...

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    My life: Hanli Prinsloo

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... A MERMAID'S TALE I grew up on a farm outside of Johannesburg, in South Africa. Very early on, I had a love of water. But living eight hours from the ocean, I had to make do with the local rivers ... I was studying acting and project management within film there. There was a guy editing a film I was working on who was a freediver. He asked me about South Africa and whether I had done diving. I said, ...

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    My life: Nicolas Beaudouin

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:27pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead The Medecins Sans Frontieres logistician tells Kate Whitehead about working in Sri Lanka's refugee camps and fighting disease in Uganda Nicolas Beaudouin I was born in Paris in 1966. At that time, in France, if you didn't want to do 12 months of military service you could do two or three years' work in another country, being a teacher, for example. ...

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    My life: Lee Hadwin

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

    ... here but have been worried about the demonstrations, of course. I went down to sit with some of the protesters for a couple of hours just to show my support. I do a lot of work ... Stuart Heaver The 'sleepwalking Picasso', whose work can be seen in Sha Tin, tells Stuart Heaver about his remarkable talent Lee Hadwin N IGHT OWL From the age of four I used ...

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    My life: Tim Jarvis

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

    ... took another week. We worked out our location and direction with a compass, a sextant and a chronometer watch, which proved hard on a boat rocking so violently that everyone was seasick. We ... couldn't turn around. All we could do was fine-tune where we landed. It was a narrow escape. ARE WE THERE YET? It took me 48 hours after we physically stopped to realise that we had made it. When ...

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    My life: Ted Thomas

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

    ... I could talk about them intelligently. I was in the Mediterranean for three years or so. Then I was sent to Hong Kong, I was working for naval intelligence. The year was 1955; I was 23. ... a year. During the time I was with the BBC, they sent me to Canada, to CBC; to America- I worked with the country's most famous broadcaster, at NBC: Walter Winchell. I did a bit of time ...

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    My life: Bjorn Ulvaeus

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by TOM CASSIDY

    ... above the UK. People say Abba started it all. MASTERS OF THE SCENE In the 80s, television producer Judy Craymer said she would like to produce a special hour based on Abba songs with a new ... them. Catherine said that is why Mamma Mia! works so well, because she could take those little stories, put them in another situation and it still would work. There have been so many jukebox ...




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