If your book collection is threatening to take over every last inch of your shelving, perhaps it is time for a major review of how you display your tomes.Friday, 27 January, 2012, 12:00am
If your book collection is threatening to take over every last inch of your shelving, perhaps it is time for a major review of how you display your tomes.
Start by emptying your shelves. It's easier to figure out what you want to do with them when you have a blank slate.27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
When your T-zone starts to shine, wipe with these oil-absorbing sheets to restore freshness and make your make-up last longer.
Jill Stuart Blotting Paper
(HK$130/ 70 sheets)
It's pretty inside and out, with a pink fabric case and the brand's logo printed on the thin sheets of paper, which contain oil-absorbing powder, plus a proper mirror.8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
The ushering in of a recycling culture in Hong Kong is, naturally, regarded as primarily the responsibility of the government. But there are choices we can all make which will help.3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
What you'll need:
Construction Paper Tissue Paper Crepe Streamers Scissors Glue Hole Puncher
1. Cut half circles out of crepe paper.
2. On the long side of the paper, glue a row of scales, slightly overlapping each other.13 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
The first newspaper office I worked in was a firetrap. In those days of typewriters and teleprinters, paper was piled high on desks, stuffed to overflowing in filing cabinets, layered on floors and tumbling out of rubbish bins. When the first computer showed up a year or so later, talk began that one day in the not-too-distant future, the working environment would be paperless.14 Sep 2010 - 12:00am
How heavy is a pile of scrap paper? It all depends, as those involved in the recycling industry at its most basic level know, how much water has been sprayed on it to make it heavier and how much the scales of the receiving shops have been rigged.3 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
This week: recycling31 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Hong Kong waste recyclers are threatening to stage a slow-drive protest on Monday to urge the government to offer more help to the flagging industry after some waste paper exporters halted collections.29 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Police work is stressful and dangerous. It can put a heavy strain on married life. This, presumably, is why the force has been engaging the services of the Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council to help out married officers. A recent family life education course run by the council's Fok Yuk-lin for officers gives some intriguing examples to spice up marriages under stress.10 May 2008 - 12:00am
Mudasser Manzoor's surrealistic Pakistani miniature-style paintings on modern themes, with gold and silver on wasli paper. Today-tomorrow, 11am-6pm, Experimental Gallery, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 9674 7726. Ends tomorrow29 Apr 2008 - 12:00am