Beauty queen comes out fighting in new role

She might be a former beauty queen at a feminine skincare product event, but Bernice Liu Pik-yee has a fighting side, too.

Monday, 31 August, 2009, 12:00am

Aussies ensure annual bash is out of this world

While the rest of Hong Kong was digging out from the rain or paddling dragon boats over the weekend, the Aussies in town were out in space. The Australian Association of Hong Kong hosted its annual themed gala and this year it was the 'Intergalactic Convention' at the Grand Hyatt as members enjoyed a close encounter of the Oz kind.

12 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Louis Koo Tin-lok

There still is endless room for discussion looking at Leonardo da Vinci's paintings. By placing the mirror at a specific angle [on the Mona Lisa], the image reflecting through the mirror ... looks like Darth Vader from Star Wars situated on Mona Lisa's shoulder! Another painting, The Virgin and Child with St Anne, also shows a Darth Vader.

12 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

ESC Sequences

Store Wars - may the farm be with you

This is very funny. How could it not be with Obiwan Cannoli, Princess Lettuce, Chew Broccoli, Darth Tater and others? The voice is quite close to that of the late Alec Guinness. Parody at its best. www.storewars.org/flash/index.html

Star Wars Episode iii: All hope is Lost

14 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

ESC Sequences

Welcome diversions on the Web

Case for a case

Some of you will know what 'casemodding' is. You take an old computer case and turn it into a sculpture. Sounds dreadful, I know, but have a look at these German samples. They're not bad. (Note: Weiter means 'next')

26 Apr 2005 - 12:00am