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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: No spray, Jose

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

    ... dismayed, yet visibly excited. "Toxic!" he said. "Flammable!" "Flat hair!" I countered. "Social death!" I pleaded with him to confiscate the canisters while ... sheet. That Olympics should count itself lucky that the X-ray machine staff in Urumqi station were eagle-eyed enough to notice my dangerous weapons. But my holiday was ruined by flat hair.   ...

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    Then & now: the money culture

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... lifestyle” has rapidly become the new chic; this concept of building flats in prestigious locations (i.e. The Peak) with a contrived nod to nature or heritage (think pictures of folk lolling ... “heritage” illusions will still sell flats. Numerous tertiary-level courses in cultural heritage management and architectural conservation have sprung up in Hong Kong over the past decade. Graduates, ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: shell preservation

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... the flat underside of a turtle's shell- in powdered form, is the primary ingredient in this popular Chinese jelly, served as both a dessert and medicine. Got a bright idea to protect our ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: John Weiley

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... to London a couple of years after (fellow Australians) Clive James and Germaine Greer. When I was there, I would stay at a flat in The Pheasantry, a nightclub on King's Road. Being close to the pivot of the action, it was rented by my old friend from Sydney, artist Martin Sharp. Eric Clapton from Cream and Greer had a flat there, and pretty much the whole celebrity roster ended up ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Striking a SAR note

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:52pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... could be a crowd-pleaser, if it were about a woman with a huge collection of Hello Kitty merchandise. Imagine it: a romance doomed by her new lover's inability to open the door to her flat ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Peter Allison

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... in the corner it hadn't noticed me. All the books you read and the tips guides give you are about what to do when you encounter a leopard on foot, not what to do when you encounter one flat on your ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: Bowled over

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Why, I knew children who had perfected the skill as two-year-olds. Later on I shared a flat with a Chinese guy and found the same situation in our bathroom. Morning after morning it was print, ... (above). Elegant and shiny as any toilet in a five-star hotel yet as down to earth as an open sewer, this one, with its wide, flat, shoe-friendly seat, has it all. It should catch on all over ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: refuse of scoundrels

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... in a gardened government-staff flat for years. However, there was little competition for their ground-floor plot. "It's only gweilos who ever want those," they were told, by a bemused Chinese colleague. Still, I can't say I wasn't warned. The first local guest to my flat stood on the terrace wearing a pained expression, worriedly looking upwards. Apparently, ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: blot on the landscape

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:31pm by Mark Footer

    ... that, in five years' time, when each of the not-so-new-any-longer 700 sq ft flats is being rented out for HK$40,000 a month (or whatever astronomical sum our property market will deliver ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: cash in hand

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Mark Footer

    ... in which HK$250,000 and HK$1.6 million in "cash and valuables" had been taken. On January 2, it was discovered that two flats in Stanley had been broken into, burglars apparently making ...




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