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Margaret Sheridan

Trapped in a gilded cage

Daughters of Arabia by Jean Sasson Doubleday $255 THERE'S more to Saudi Arabia's royal family than jet-set shopping tours, 10-carat diamond earrings and mistresses for the men in the family.

Saturday, 6 August, 1994, 12:00am

Trapped in a gilded cage

Daughters of Arabia by Jean Sasson Doubleday $255 THERE'S more to Saudi Arabia's royal family than jet-set shopping tours, 10-carat diamond earrings and mistresses for the men in the family.

6 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

When roaches come a crawling

AN experience by a New York businesswoman, who comes to Hong Kong regularly, reminded her of fine dining tradition. Some restaurants serve pheasant under glass. But how about cockroaches? Jeri Silverman recently dined in a popular Italian restaurant of a well-known five-star hotel. As she dipped into the seafood soup, a leggy creature marched across her fork.

28 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Giving credit where it's due

I APPRECIATE Margaret Sheridan's favourable article (South China Morning Post, June 25), on Ocean Park's dolphin breeding and conservation programmes and her kind remarks about me and my career in marine mammal biology and conservation.

However, contrary to the suggestion in the article, I am not responsible for the recent bottlenose dolphin births at the park.

2 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

High-rise gets us down

MAYBE the Hong Kong land developers won't listen to Solvig Ekblad. But her work touches most people who live in vertical cities.

The professor of psychology from Sweden studied how living styles affect the individual's sense of well-being.

11 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Pictures that paint a thousand feelings

LEE Yuet-ming is secretive about her age, not her personal life.

7 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Designs down to a tea

RIDE the escalator to the top floor of Loft Central on Wellington Street. Follow the sounds of clinking silverware and slip into a cosy corner. Welcome to Mr Chan's Tea Room.

There are reasons, other than culinary ones, to visit the newly-opened restaurant of graphics design whizz Alan Chan.

18 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

A stitch in time saves history

DIANA Collins literally pieces together swatches of history for a living.

Clients pay gladly for the promises she doesn't make. Her success rate, however, gives those who wish to repair the past or conserve the present, hope.

16 Jan 1993 - 12:00am