Sparkle is raring for real action

Caspar Fownes is giving exciting prospect Beauty Sparkle a thorough grounding before he makes his local debut, the raw chestnut completing a forward trial - his third in the space of a month - at Sha Tin yesterday morning.

Wednesday, 6 June, 2012, 12:00am

Unpolished gem looks real find

Filled with dreamy ballads, Beyonce's new album, 4, is a departure from her earlier work. The slow and passionate opener, 1+1, sets the tone for the entire album, which goes from powerful R&B to flirty tracks filled with whimsical lyrics about relationships and love.

17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Pandora's rocks opening

Pandora jewellery shop ceremony

Where: IFC Mall

When: January 25

What: The Danish company known for charm bracelets marked its arrival in Hong Kong with a glitzy afternoon cocktail party in its shop. A simple ceremony was given an added sparkle when star model Lynn Xiong Dailin joined the toast.

12 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Sparkle lights up for Whyte

Douglas Whyte just keeps making Sparkle do all the things he previously couldn't or wouldn't do - and with happy results.

19 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Whyte can add Sparkle to the TT

Douglas Whyte is very much the jockey to rely on in the opening two legs of the Triple Trio at Sha Tin tomorrow, where he has top chances with last start winners Sparkle and Bountiful.

Whyte is the logical banker on Sparkle in race four following a relatively easy victory over 1,400 metres last month.

17 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Focus on beauty from within

Last week we talked about the wrong concept of 'beauty' fuelled by the media.

I hope you are considering changing your diet to show that you are not being brainwashed.

I asked my students about their idols during a lesson.

The names they came up with did not surprise me.

21 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

The Golden Mile

The Golden Mile - My Life Story (Parlophone) For those who feel stifled by the domination of guitar-driven pop-rock over the past year, the first mainstream release by 11-piece orchestral pop combo My Life Story should come as a breath of fresh air.

14 Mar 1997 - 12:00am