Walker's nightmare

An urban revitalisation expert has described the difficulties he experienced walking from Pacific Place to the waterfront. Is he right to say that more must be done for people rather than for cars? Write to us.

Tuesday, 26 June, 2007, 12:00am

Scott Walker

Scott Walker

The Drift


The Drift opens with a haunting repeated guitar riff and a gallop of drums, as Scott Walker croons pompous soundbites from imaginary reviews: 'a moving aria for a vanishing style of mind', 'a noble debut tackling vertiginous demands'. But accusations of Walker going soft by peddling humour are misguided.

21 May 2006 - 12:00am

Cyclist knocks down walker

A 69-year-old walker suffered serious head injuries when she was knocked down by a cyclist while crossing Bride's Pool Road in Luk Keng. The 37-year-old cyclist was also seriously injured.

14 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Walker finds body in country park

A hiker in Shek Kip Mei Country Park found the body of a man, 32, hanging from a tree near Education Path in Tsim Shan. The dead man had reportedly been unhappy since his father's sacking.

2 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Window injures walker

A pedestrian was badly injured after a window from a 19th-floor North Point flat fell on him. The 20-year-old man was taken to Pamela Youde Nethersole Hospital in serious condition. Police arrested an elderly man and he was being questioned.

3 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Walker finds unemplo yed man hanged

A jobless man who had been out of work for a year hanged himself from a tree in Shekkipmei. The 47-year-old was found on Berwick Street hillside by a morning walker.

3 May 2001 - 12:00am

Secret minds and places

Weaving cliches and tired themes into a fresh tapestry is a challenge. Julie Anne Peters not only rises to it, but in Define Normal (Little, Brown $150) she also combines a number of threads seamlessly to portray the ironic confusion of teenage life. Jazz Luther is the school nightmare: a punk with tattoos and body rings, she looks as if she needs help.

15 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Walker free to compete as drug investigation continues

London: European 200 metres champion Dougie Walker will not be suspended while his dope test is investigated, British athletics authorities said.

UK Athletics, the sport's new controlling body, issued a statement saying that Walker's case would be investigated by a soon-to-be-appointed committee but until it reported its findings, Walker was free to continue competing.

6 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Keep bikes away from walkers

Regarding the use of country parks by mountain bikers, I would like to point out that a bike moving at normal speed with an average-sized person on it represents a serious hazard to any walker sharing the same path.

It is dangerous for bikes and people to share the same path. I have seen quite a number of accidents.

18 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Beach and cream for Walker

JIM Walker would have taken on many gambles that have proved to be a success during his life as a stockbroker but he has managed to stretch those business skills to the racing industry with his purchase of the New Zealand-bred mare On The Beach.

20 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

HK's top Cup men to clash in final

MICHAEL Walker and Colin Grant, Hongkong's likely singles players for this month's Davis Cup tie against Japan, will face each other in today's FILA Hongkong Hardcourt final at Victoria Park.

Walker, the territory's number one, beat Andres Battad 6-1, 6-2 in yesterday's semi-final while his doubles partner Grant beat second-seeded Pang Lui 7-5, 6-4.

7 Mar 1993 - 12:00am