Are you a tour, or a type? (Sorry, that's not what I meant.) By your talk or a type? (No, not even close.) Are you a talker or a tighter?Friday, 6 January, 2012, 12:00am
The moment you step into the Happy Printing shop on Pok Man Street, you are transported back in time.
Four large hand-powered printing presses dominate the room with ink-soaked rags and towers of coloured paper filling the spaces in between.28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
David Tung Tak-wai really does have proper manners - although people who read his book might not know that.13 Feb 2011 - 12:00am
Evergreen Dash Ahead will turn nine in a few days, but that didn't stop the gelding appreciating a change of pace to land the sixth win of his lengthy career in the Luk Wu Handicap.
Dash Ahead (Ben So Tik-hung) could never be called a prolific winner, but he has long been as consistent as his get-back style of racing could allow.28 Dec 2009 - 12:00am
Mark it down
What sort of marks are these?
1 a black mark
a. something bad you have done or a bad quality that affects the way people think about you
b. the number plate on the front of a car
2 a tidemark
a. a line left around a sink or a bathtub made by dirty water11 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
Writing blogs has become a mania which has swept all walks of life, all over the world. A lot of teenagers write what happened that day on their blog instead of in a diary.22 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
by Adam Mars-Jones
Faber and Faber
HK$12828 Jun 2009 - 12:00am
A font is a style of writing the letters in the alphabet - or Chinese characters. Fonts should really be called typefaces. But most people today just say font.15 May 2009 - 12:00am
The Girl's Like Spaghetti
By Lynne Truss
Published by Profile Books
ISBN 978 186197 168 5
My new neighbour's daughter is really tall and very thin. Guess what she reminds me of? A strand of spaghetti. The girl's like spaghetti!17 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Starring: Michael C. Place, Paula Scher, Matthew Carter and David Carson
Director: Gary Hustwit
The film: If you're familiar with the phrase 'kerning' and if fonts are your fetish, chances are Helvetica will make you weak at the knees.9 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Last Monday your SCMP took on a new look, and today the Sunday Morning Post follows suit. Nothing drastic, but a sleeker and clearer look to make your reading experience more engaging and enjoyable. We have renewed our typefaces, layout and graphics to ensure you can both get information more quickly and easily, and be more comfortable if settling down for a leisurely read.1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Yesterday your newspaper took on a new look - nothing drastic, but a sleeker and clearer look to make your reading experience more engaging and enjoyable. We have renewed our typefaces, layout and graphics to ensure you can get information more quickly and easily.27 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Stand out from the crowd with a printed shirt - as bold or as subtle as you like.16 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
A few years ago, English writer Lynne Truss got fed up with seeing bad punctuation on signs and in newspapers so she wrote a witty book about how incorrect commas and the like mess up what you mean.
Eats, Shoots & Leaves became a best-seller, and now Truss and cartoonist Bonnie Timmons have come up with a delightful version of this unlikely hit for youngsters.27 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
It was a clear, bright morning and An An, the Ocean Park panda, decided to leave home for the day and go shopping in Causeway Bay.7 Jan 2007 - 12:00am