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This Book is About Travel

This Book is About Travel by Andrew Hyde Amazon Digital Services (e-book)

Sunday, 8 July, 2012, 12:00am

The Listeners

Songs of Childhood

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was an English poet, novelist and short story writer best remembered today for his children's poetry, a few macabre short stories and his classic spooky poem, The Listeners.

30 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Be upstanding

A pregnant woman walks onto a crowded MTR train on which all the seats are full. Assuming you are seated in one of them, what do you do?

20 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Size and Whyte gunning for more glory with Sight Winner

Sight Winner has already enjoyed a bumper season, but the four-year-old can join an exclusive group and put the icing on a great year for John Size and Douglas Whyte by landing the feature at today's Sha Tin finale.

1 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Purton shines, but takes a short break for careless riding

Zac Purton gained a welcome, attention-getting double on one of the big days of the year, but will be sidelined by suspension after he completes his commitments at Sha Tin on Thursday.

28 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Schutz lost for words after Super surprise

Andreas Schutz was the first to admit to 'complete surprise' when 92-1 chance Super Traveller nailed the major race at Sha Tin yesterday, completing a 2,157-1 double for the top German horseman.

Super Traveller also etched himself a space in Schutz's personal record book as the longest-priced winner he has trained in a distinguished career in Europe and Hong Kong.

8 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

A time to kill

It's not every day that an artist gets to take a sword and kill a live pig in the name of art. But, as British-born, Hong Kong-based artist Simon Birch points out, having carte blanche to fill a 50-metre-long exhibition space any way you like also isn't an everyday happening.

3 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

A Backpack and a Bit of Luck - Stories of a Traveller with No Sense of Direction

A Backpack and a Bit of Luck - Stories of a Traveller with No Sense of Direction

by Zhang Su Li

Marshall Cavendish, HK$99

1 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Playing the numbers game

Here's what Angelina Paraliki said about me:

Soul Urge (This is determined by counting the vowels of my name, which comes to three):

31 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

'My horse was hit and reacted quickly. I lost an iron and was out of the saddle and I thought I was down'

French jockey Eric Legrix came back from the brink to win three at Sha Tin last night then declared Rainbow And Gold the local horse 'most likely' for the Hong Kong Vase in December.

10 Jun 2001 - 12:00am