Shakespearean first date puts couple on the right lines

Shakespeare provided a dramatic start to a first date for secondary school teacher Leo Clark Zen and restaurateur Bernice Orr.

Saturday, 23 June, 2012, 12:00am

Forgettable story falls flat

Newlyweds Leo (Channing Tatum) and Paige (Rachel McAdams) are involved in a car accident and end up in the hospital in The Vow: he suffers only minor injuries, but when she wakes from a coma, she has no recollection of the past five years.

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

A lost love rekindled

American couple Kim Carpenter and his wife, Krickitt, were both badly injured in a car accident only months after taking their marriage vows.

Krickitt suffered a fractured skull and experienced severe amnesia, which left her unable to remember anything about the previous 18 months of her life. That included her husband: she felt as if she was married to a stranger.

29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Veteran Leo's Pride to clean up on dirt

Seven-year-old Leo's Pride has been a revelation since switching to the dirt and he can be counted on as a banker as he chases his fourth straight win at tomorrow night's all-weather track meeting at Sha Tin.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Lui rewarded as dirt tactics pay handsome dividend

After a long period of being branded a chaff bandit or a non-winner, seven-year-old Leo's Pride has finally made his way up to being trainer Francis Lui Kin-wai's unlikely stable star. 'I think I found the key to him quite late - he just loves the all-weather,' said Lui after Leo's Pride (Keith Yeung Ming-lun) made it three on end, despite what is generally not a dirt-friendly racing style.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Lui's all-weather ace puts his best foot forward on dirt again

Frances Lui Kin-wai believes he has unearthed an all-weather track specialist in six-year-old Leo's Pride, who made it back-to-back wins with a solid effort in a Class Three (1,650m). The gelding now has a record of two wins and a third from three starts over the extended mile on the dirt, out of an overall record of four wins from 30 starts.

28 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Find right balance from work and play


September 23 - October 22

Balancing your personal and public lives takes a lot of skill right now, because everybody wants a piece of you. Use that smart brain and create a plan that helps you to achieve each one of your goals, while still being able to wind down and relax.

21 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Lost and found in the big bad city

Running on the Cracks Julia Donaldson Published by Egmont ISBN 978 1 4052 2233 4

Following the global success of her Gruffalo picture books, Julia Donaldson stikes out in a radically different direction with Running On The Cracks.

28 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Children's author turns from cuddly fantasy to gritty reality

Running on the Cracks By Julia Donaldson Published by Egmont ISBN 978 1 4052 2233 4

Best known for her worldwide hit picture books about The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson takes a firm step into the world of youth fiction with this issues-led chase thriller. Running On The Cracks is about as far from the celebrated children's writer's past work as is possible.

13 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Speed stunts

With roaring engines and stunning motorcycle stunts, the Garcia Thrill Riders put on an exciting show for the crowd at East Point City on New Year's Eve. The performers, a family of three - father Leo, mother Getti and son Maximus Garcia - added to the mall's festive atmosphere.

2 Jan 2009 - 12:00am


Question 1

Leo and Lily are talking about where they would go on holiday if they had a lot of money. Listen to their conversation. Write down where Lily would like to go. Then match it to the reason she wants to go there. Do the same with Leo.

A. Africa

B. Australia

C. America

D. Switzerland

E. Great Britain

27 Apr 2007 - 12:00am


Question 1

What's the score?

Sophie Yu, your school's sports captain, is giving a report during assembly about the recent five-a-side football tournament at school. Listen to what she has to say and fill in the blank space on the score card with the actual scores.



Half-Time Score

2 Feb 2007 - 12:00am


Question 1

What is the date of Connie's birthday? Tick the correct box.

Question 2

Leo and Lily are choosing a DVD as a present for Lily's mum. Which movie has mum already seen on DVD? Tick the correct box.

Question 3

Which list belongs to the man who is going to decorate his bedroom?

Question 4

15 May 2006 - 12:00am

Passenger tells of storm scare aboard cruise ship

A passenger told yesterday of frightening scenes aboard the holiday cruise ship SuperStar Leo when it ran into severe tropical storm Hagupit on Wednesday, forcing it to change course and return to Hong Kong a day late.

Passengers were slammed against walls, tables overturned and luggage fell from overhead lockers, the passenger said.

14 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

In the Stars

Aquarius You will focus on long-term career and domestic plans. Also, your stars suggest you emphasise flexibility, rather than over-reacting or making any quick decisions.

4 Jan 1999 - 12:00am