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  1. Bard storming

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... When the midnight bells chime and everyone links arms to sing in the New Year, thank one man especially: Robert Burns, the poet who brought us Auld Lang Syne. Adapted from a traditional song meaning 'times gone by', Auld Lang Syne ranks as one o ...

  2. Room service

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... My bucketshop-style, real-world travel agent makes some astonishing offers: 'Seven nights in London from $12*'. The rub lies in the asterisk, offset by the words 'conditions apply'. The conditions make snaring the offer impossible unle ...

  3. Sinners in cyberspace

    Posted Aug 20th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Go on, spill your guts. Admit... that you have something to admit. Maybe you're fat, dull, depressed or some lousy combination of all these curses. Log on and unburden your conscience at the new breed of Oprahesque websites, equipped with quirky hard-to-transcribe names such as PostSecret.com, NotProud.com, GroupHug.us, DailyConfession.com and e-admit.com. ...

  4. Exhausted Wilson fades in free final

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Her brain was pumping out signals- kick faster. But the tired legs of Hannah Wilson just refused to respond as Hong Kong's ace swimmer finished a creditable sixth in the showpiece women's 100 metres final last night. Wilson, 17, was hoping to lower her Hong Kong mark of 56.51 seconds, but could only manage 56.77. China's Xu Yanwei edged out Pang Jiaying ...

  5. Wilson crowned champion of Asia

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Noel Prentice

    ... Noel Prentice in Singapore The powerful Chinese have few swimmers to fear at the Asian Championships in Singapore- but last night they put Hong Kong's Hannah Wilson at the top of their list. The 16-year-old Island School star was the only one to stop a Chinese sweep of the seven events on the opening night's programme by claiming the 100 metres freestyle. Wilson surprised ...

  6. Wilson and Hudson an item?

    Posted Sep 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When rumour-mongers first suggested that there was something going on between Owen Wilson and Kate Hudson, he firmly denied it. So the news that the You, Me and Dupree co-stars are now an item is being treated with some caution. According to People magazine, Hudson, 27, and Wilson, 37, have been spending a fair bit of time together of late... and in public. Recent sightings ...

  7. Wilson in marathon swim to her pet event

    Posted Dec 06th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Tonight's 100 metres freestyle sprint might be her pet event, a sprint in real terms, but Hannah Wilson has already been in the pool as long as an endurance swimmer, ... Centre. And who knows, maybe even win a medal. 'Hopefully I will not have used up most of my energy and have something in reserve for my best event,' said Wilson yesterday. 'But ...

  8. Sickened by the high price of parking? Wilson understands...

    Posted Aug 19th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Wilson Parking appears to be admitting that paying a big chunk of change to inhabit a few square feet of concrete for several hours a day can be a fairly revolting prospect. Signs for Wilson's new autotoll service, which enables drivers to pay to park their cars using the same autotoll system that allows them to zip through toll booths on roads and tunnels, seem to suggest ...

  9. At home with her range: Wilson soars for T-Bone

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Cassandra Wilson's recorded output has always been something of a mixed bag. There has never been any doubt that she has been blessed with a substantial talent as a jazz ... struggling, as she often has in the past, to make her voice suit the songs. Wilson was one of the artists who paved the path that Diana Krall and Norah Jones have followed with dramatically greater ...

  10. Got dependency issues? Maybe it's time to log off

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Addiction to the internet has been added to the hit list of modern-day fixations Just about anything can become the target of an addiction- cough medication, exercise, gambling, sex, sleep. You name it- someone somewhere is fixated by it. Another area to add to the hit list is the net. The malaise of net addiction has been thrust into the spotlight by the story ...




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