Rachel Green

Signs of Life

Signs of Life by Anna Raverat MacMillan (e-book)

Sunday, 6 May, 2012, 12:00am

Twist of fate throws couple together not once, but twice

Nathaniel Chan and Rachel Tang went to see a fortune-teller on their first date. Although the soothsayer didn't exactly see rosy prospects for the couple, they didn't need anyone else to paint a picture of their future together.

7 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Girls come to blows for good cause

The beauty of the boxing ring - for those outside the ropes at least - is that there's simply no place in there to hide. Once the bell sounds and the cornermen clear out you have two warriors, left alone with their fears and with their fists.

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Something Borrowed (Film)

Borrowing, the act of taking something with the intention of returning it, takes on a whole new meaning when it refers to a person, as is the case in the Hilary Swank-produced rom-com, Something Borrowed.

24 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Love and like collide

Unlike other milestone birthdays, such as 13, 16, 18 and 21, no one really looks forward to turning the big 3-0. It's often seen as a benchmark for measuring how far we've come in our lives. Luckily for SYP readers, it's quite a way away.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Young siblings face big mystery as 'frozen' teens come alive

Frozen in Time By Ali Sparkes Published by Oxford ISBN 9780192727558

Novelists invent many ingenious ways of getting parents out of the way so that teenagers can find themselves in a situation that leads to a good story. In Frozen in Time, Ali Sparkes comes up with a particularly good one.

11 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

What changed and why

Although I've added some dialogue in my version, I haven't radically changed Rachel's original story.

I wanted to show one way that Rachel could go a little deeper into why Juliet's mother was worrying about her daughter dating.

26 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Decadent days

The brash Eighties made a bold return to the runway with Marc Jacobs leading the way. It's party time with Dynasty dames and disco divas.

4 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Ready, steady: go green

Youngsters who are too young to participate in next year's Standard Chartered Marathon have found another way to become a part of the event.

17 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Notes From an Exhibition

Notes From an Exhibition

by Patrick Gale

Fourth Estate, HK$247

12 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Inquest into US girl's death at Matilda

Teenager's artery was punctured during emergency operation

A coroner's inquiry will be held into the death of a 16-year-old American girl visiting Hong Kong who died during an emergency appendectomy at the private Matilda International Hospital. The date has yet to be set.

22 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Don't waste energy over unworthy friends

I would like to talk about what a real friend should be. There is a famous saying which goes: 'Better an open enemy than a false friend'.

A real friend is someone who you can share everything with.

A real friend is interested in you.

A real friend is trustworthy.

A real friend is supportive.

4 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Friends make a big difference in our lives

I had an unforgettable Easter holiday because a school project helped me grow up. It showed

that I, too, can play an important role in school activities.

Everyone supported me, especially Amy, a girl who has a positive attitude towards life.

26 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Lai See

Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia (CLSA) is hosting an annual investor forum, filled with speeches and analysis of the latest market trends.

So naturally everyone will be needing a black G-string.

It seems the bankers have been throwing underwear at their guests.

3 May 2000 - 12:00am

Cyber seductress is a real mystery woman

The e-mail in Mike The Property Analyst's mail box said: 'Hi Handsome, long time no see, how are you? I saw you yesterday and you looked oh so brown, tanned and sexy! I'd love to know what's under that shirt of yours and even better, what's under the trousers! 'So drop me a line, or if you can take the heat, I'll be in Oscars Friday night at 7.30.

29 Apr 2000 - 12:00am