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Silencing of spring puts human soul at peril

No chittering, no fluting, no chissicking. The bleak silence of a spring without its birds is the central image of Rachel Carson's most famous work. 

Monday, 15 October, 2012, 4:04pm

Paws for thought

If you're still wrapped up in scarves and coats, you might not believe it, but Wednesday was the first day of spring.

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Ditch the drama, have fun with friends


March 21 - April 19

This is the perfect time to clear up and clear out - you have far too much junk in your life and you're ready to get rid of it. Throwing away or recycling unwanted items is the first step, but you should also consider which emotions are dragging you down instead of lifting you up.

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Qingming Riverside

Leung Kwok-shing directs and choreographs the rerun of the HK Dance Company's epic inspired by Northern Song dynasty imperial court painter Zhang Zeduan's silk-scroll paintings of street scenes in the capital city of Bianjing. Fri-Sat, 7.45pm, Apr 25, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 1806

18 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Eggcitement for the Easter holidays

A special Olympic-related Easter festival has been set up at Tseung Kwan O's Park Central mall to celebrate the Beijing Games.

To kick off the holiday merriment, a group of children completed a 1.8-metre high Equestrian Easter Bunny, decorating it with colourful eggshells.

22 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Germany's special treat

Sorbian tribesmen from eastern Germany create extraordinary Easter eggs, which they decorate with special paint and intricate engravings.

Their craftsmanship, unique decorative style and delicate etching techniques have been handed down from generation to generation for more than a thousand years.

6 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Practical magic

As bathroom technology improves, items we once took for granted are vanishing. Realising the allure of simplicity, Villeroy & Boch has come up with a washbasin that taps into the demand for germ-free environments.

13 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Easter tradition lives on

Easter is celebrated by millions of people all over the world. For some, it's a chance to gorge on chocolate eggs and sweets.

For others, it's the most important date in the Christian calendar.

14 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Valentine's Day casts warm glow over lovers

Hugging each other in front of a giant lantern, there was nothing but love in the eyes of Ricky Wai and Yee Nga last night as they celebrated Chinese Valentine's Day.

6 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Tattletale can score for dynamic duo

The festive season has been kind to Tony Cruz and Felix Coetzee, who are enjoying probably a career-best month, and the dynamic duo can bring some Christmas cheer to Triple Trio players with Tattletale in the middle leg of Friday's meeting.

24 Dec 2003 - 12:00am