As June 30 approaches and members of the Patten family pack to leave Hong Kong, much is written and reported about the Governor.
AFTER a shopping binge the likes of which Hong Kong hasn't seen since Imelda Marcos was at her prime, The Great Redeemer (aka President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire) and his huge entourage flew out...
IT may have been a happy party as far as everybody else present, including First Lady Lavender Patten, was concerned. But for the First Dog and first Dr Dog of the territory it was war.
THE Governor's wife, Mrs Lavender Patten, has called for public support to ''strengthen the roles of the family for the betterment of individuals and society at large''.
NOBODY knows better than gracious First Lady Lavender Patten the tireless work done by Hong Kong's legion of charity workers who give of their time unselfishly to raise much-needed funds.
IT is good to note that First Lady Lavender Patten takes her role as patron of innumerable charitable organisations seriously.
GUESS who this quote came from: ''I think that it is quite important to keep going back so you are in touch with reality.'' Give up?
GOVERNMENT efforts to fight ignorance about the mentally handicapped were insufficient on their own, the Governor's wife, Mrs Lavender Patten, said yesterday.
ABOUT 30 representatives from nine New Territories women's groups petitioned Government House yesterday to ask the Governor's wife, Mrs Lavender Patten, to persuade her husband to abandon his...
T HERE'S been a whole lotta munchin' going on - and the craze has even spread to Government House.
PEOPLE must be taught that protecting the environment does not inevitably lead to conflict with industry and business, the Governor's wife, Mrs Lavender Patten, said yesterday.