Musical flight of fancy Cathay Pacific's remarkable turnaround in the second half will have come as sweet music to executives - so much so that one of them has apparently decided to take the show on the road. Tony 'the Axeman' Tyler, aka Cathay's director of corporate development, and his band 'Nightflight' will be performing from 10pm tomorrow at Alibi on Wyndham St. When told that Lai See was surprised to hear he played guitar, Mr Tyler said: 'I think the rest of the band is still wondering whether I am a guitarist as well.' Sporting words Chinese government press conferences are generally not known for their artistic flights of fancy. But the man who oversees the nation's banks startled journalists with a lengthy discourse on reform - using a rather tortured sports metaphor. Asked how he felt about his move to the China Banking Regulatory Commission from the Bank of China, Liu Mingkang said: 'You can see me as a judge who used to be a referee who used to be an athlete. That's why I understand the mentality of athletes. I will protect their desire to participate in professional contests. 'At the same time I have to remind them that - despite their being pro athletes - they have to participate in daily lessons and daily training. So that when they play in professional games they won't violate the law.' TOM's ITALIAN COUSIN While Tom Online appears not to have a website of its own, searching for one on Google turns up a few interesting items. Top of the list is www.tom-online.it - il primo gayblog italiano.