Olympic fever races into town ... and it's Team GB in the lead

It's a big year for Britain, and with the London Olympics opening in less than two weeks Team GB is also the talk of the town in Hong Kong.

Local marketing teams have been quick to jump on the opportunity the Games presents.

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012, 12:00am

Dandy & Dapper

What's all this I'm hearing about 'kilt' shoes being in fashion? Can you guys help me work this out?

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

The kilt

National dress

The Scots are famous for the kilt. But actually it was also worn by other Celts in Britain and parts of France. The Celts were the people who first lived in Britain. They spoke Gaelic. They now mostly live in Scotland, Wales and Ireland. But it is in Scotland that the kilt is most popular. It is the national costume.

10 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Skirl's out for City Hall pipe debut

Bagpipes have proved they can gate-crash rock gigs and be plangent at the 1997 handover ceremony. Now the Hong Kong Scottish Piping and Drumming Association wants to show its music can also be entertaining in the instrument's first public solo performance at City Hall on Saturday.

11 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Bagpiping brothers a hit with fans who just wanna rock'n'roll

It's a long way to the top...of the stadium to the corporate boxes, and a long way from Toronto to the Sevens for bagpiping identical twins John and Aragorn Simpson.

30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Denim daze

A key global children's fashion event points the way for the next season's looks

21 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Nobody's Perfect

Nobody's Perfect

by Anthony Lane

Pan Macmillan $188

1 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Stags don cuffs and kilts for blowout

THE mother of all blowouts is scheduled for this evening in our refined parish, and as a service to readers Keeping Posted is duty-bound to publish details so that those of a gentle disposition know which parts of town to avoid.

11 Mar 1994 - 12:00am