Glass act

Cult British eyewear label Linda Farrow Vintage has opened a store in Hong Kong, just in time for the summer.

Sunday, 8 July, 2012, 12:00am

Chat: Clare Wilson

Clare Wilson, head of international sales at Farrow & Ball, a British manufacturer of traditional papers and paint, recently introduced the company's line of environmentally friendly paints, primers and finishes to Hong Kong (they're available exclusively at Altfield Interiors).

How did the company get its start?

7 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Mia Farrow told to behave for torch relay

Immigration allows pair to enter city, but with a warning

Outspoken China critic Mia Farrow was allowed into the city yesterday after assuring immigration officials she had no intention of disrupting the Olympic torch relay today.

2 May 2008 - 12:00am

Echoes of Victorian mystery thrillers

Victorian readers liked their novels to have strong storylines with all sorts of secrets and twists and turns in the plot.

Linda Newbery's gripping page-turner Set In Stone is a riveting, moody, reader-baffling mystery in the tradition of Wilkie Collins who wrote the classic mid-nineteenth century thrillers The Woman In White and The Moonstone.

9 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Plenty of food for thought

TO dinner last night at Va Bene (a branch will open in Jakarta soon, I hear), hosted by barrister Alan Hoo, where the guests included Lord Walton, a pre-eminent British neurologist whose CV, I gather, runs to 22 pages.

22 Jun 1993 - 12:00am