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Joie De Vivre

Why French mothers are superior

Last year, it was Amy Chua and Chinese tiger mums who supposedly produced superior children. This year, it's the French. French Children Don't Throw Food by Pamela Druckerman is the latest parenting book to become a media sensation.

Wednesday, 1 February, 2012, 12:00am


Pitchtuner June 10, Hidden Agenda

Getting lost several times in Kwun Tong while looking for the aptly named Hidden Agenda venue would be enough to leave anyone in a sour mood. But for those navigating the old industrial area in search of the live show by Berlin-based Pitchtuner, any anger would have been washed away by the duo's upbeat electronica.

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am


'Intense or unrestrained sexual craving; an overwhelming desire or craving'

30 Mar 2007 - 12:00am


Schoeni Art Gallery is hosting a show of sculptures and paintings by Bernard Vie, who combines art and architecture in his work. Vie, a graduate of the l'Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, practised as an architect until 1988, when he found his true calling in visual arts.

24 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Count your blessings

I HAVE just returned from my first visit to China, and was not at all impressed. The city I was in was drab, dismal and boring and the shops empty of anything a foreigner would care to buy. The designated hotels for tourists are, quite simply, oases from the reality outside: like a movie set.

23 Apr 1993 - 12:00am