Harry Harrison

Harry Harrison: a life of sketchy behaviour

Harry HarrisonPhoto: Jonathan Wong

Sybil hisses out of the page, green and yellow coils tucked neatly beneath her. The imperious reptile is a creation of British illustrator Harry Harrison for The Tale of Sybil Snake, his latest collaboration with children's writer Sarah Brennan.

Sunday, 3 February, 2013, 4:06pm

A bureaucratic sense of humour, with local characteristics

Billy Lam Chung-lun, managing director of the Urban Renewal Authority, may often be on the defensive as Hongkongers become heritage lovers but it seems he's still got a healthy sense of humour.

11 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Drumming up business

My talented colleague and friend Harry Harrison - whose wit is on display on the right side of this column every week - witnessed this novel form of extortion during the Lunar New Year holidays.

It apparently involved door-to-door lion dancing, accompanied by loud drumming outside every shop until someone gave them money.

7 Feb 2004 - 12:00am