A Change in Altitude

A Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve Abacus, HK$91

Sunday, 2 May, 2010, 12:00am

Lost Girls & Love Hotels

Lost Girls & Love Hotels

by Catherine Hanrahan

Simon & Schuster, HK$198

7 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Scary stories that offer great satisfaction

Do you believe in ghosts? Have you ever seen one? A lot of people have never seen a ghost, yet they believe that spirits may exist. Not everything that happens in the world can be explained by logic or science.

26 May 2006 - 12:00am

Thatcher visit

FORMER Prime Minister Lady Thatcher arrived on a low-key visit during which she will stay at Government House.

19 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Hospital parking fee a hot shot

MIKE Grenham tells us his wife Margaret went to the Canossa Hospital in Mid-Levels this week. When she emerged after treatment, she was surprised to learn that Wilson Parking was now in control of the tiny parking area at the hospital's entrance, and they asked her for $24. Being a feisty Irish lass, she refused to pay and drove off into the sunset.

15 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Howe proves master of the understatement

IT was once said of Lord Howe - who, as foreign secretary in the Thatcher Cabinet, presided over the key deliberations apropos the thorny Joint Declaration - that to earn his wrath was ''like being savaged by a dead sheep''.

3 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Howe and Lawson attack Thatcher

TWO of Lady Thatcher's most senior former colleagues have delivered damning and deeply hostile verdicts on her memoirs, The Downing Street Years.

The attacks, from Lord Howe and Lord Lawson, both ex-chancellors of the exchequer and, in Lord Howe's case, a former foreign secretary, spectacularly fuel the controversy over the most discussed political memoirs for years.

24 Oct 1993 - 12:00am