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Princess Peach

Secret land of peach blossoms

The fisherman, Wen, was having a bad day. He had set off from Wuling at daybreak, and now the sun was high in the sky and he had caught only a handful of fish.

Monday, 26 March, 2012, 12:00am

Peach of an idea for good luck

Peach trees are popular plants during Lunar New Year as they symbolise good luck. It is believed that people who walk around a peach tree will have good luck throughout the year.

This year a special peach tree can be found in Langham Place. The 8.5-metre high and 6-metre wide tree is adorned with 888,000 blossoms and 8,000 pink LED lights.

5 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Peccato

37 Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 2525 0919

Open: noon-2.30pm (noon-3pm on Saturday and Sunday), 6pm-11pm (midnight on Friday and Saturday)

Cuisine: Italian

5 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Follow up on first-day flops

When today's final event rolls around most talk will centre on classy Australian import Schubert, but there is value to be had here if you look back to the first race of the season.

Quick Action and Super Team were undoubtedly the hard luck stories out of the HKSAR Chief Executive's Cup and both can go well now that they have had time to recover from those exertions.

26 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Mario 64 satisfies with old formula

Super Mario 64, heralded by Nintendo as the best video game ever created, lives up to all the hype. This game will set new standards for design and graphics.

A game of this calibre can only be the work of Shigeru Miyamoto, its producer and chief designer, who also created Mario and Donkey Kong.

25 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

A wager Fit For Royalty

WHICHEVER way you look, it is very hard to get away from John Moore's Fit For Royalty (Nap) in tonight's fourth event on the Happy Valley equitrack.

His run against Family Of Wah Yuen going back three starts makes him far and away the form horse of the race.

9 Mar 1994 - 12:00am