Angharad Hampshire

Latest from Angharad Hampshire

Beat bad air quality: three ways to cope with air pollution, from California to China

With fires raging in California and smog blanketing Asian capitals, here are three ways to ensure your family can breathe clean air. We look at air purifiers, face masks and more holistic approaches

15 Nov 2018 - 5:33PM

With fires raging in California and smog blanketing Asian capitals, here are three ways to ensure your family can breathe clean air. We look at air purifiers, face masks and more holistic approaches

Beat bad air quality: three ways to cope with air pollution, from California to China
Hong Kong domestic helpers' dreams dashed by debt

Caught between unscrupulous employment agencies and an apathetic government, many Hong Kong domestic helpers find themselves locked in a vicious cycle of poverty, write Angharad Hampshire and Georgia Feldmanis

19 Jun 2016 - 11:06AM

Caught between unscrupulous employment agencies and an apathetic government, many Hong Kong domestic helpers find themselves locked in a vicious cycle of poverty, write Angharad Hampshire and Georgia Feldmanis

Hong Kong domestic helpers' dreams dashed by debt
Sedona Hotel, Yangon - a luxurious, intriguing base from which to explore
Why Hong Kong is failing its young families

With its paltry maternity/paternity leave, inflexible working hours and lack of breastfeeding support at the office, Hong Kong is failing new parents, reports Angharad Hampshire.

13 Jun 2016 - 4:49PM

With its paltry maternity/paternity leave, inflexible working hours and lack of breastfeeding support at the office, Hong Kong is failing new parents, reports Angharad Hampshire.

Why Hong Kong is failing its young families
Time is running out fast for Hong Kong's water buffalo

The protected wetlands of Pui O on Lantau are being ruined by illegal construction waste dumping and, as usual, civil servants are turning a blind eye,  as villagers eye the profits of development,

13 Jun 2016 - 4:51PM

The protected wetlands of Pui O on Lantau are being ruined by illegal construction waste dumping and, as usual, civil servants are turning a blind eye,  as villagers eye the profits of development,

Time is running out fast for Hong Kong's water buffalo
Rock climbing in Hong Kong: thrill seekers scale city's many dizzy heights

Hong Kong's ideal geology and sheer beauty have got rock climbers hooked on the city's cliffs and crags. They tell Post Magazine what makes Hong Kong special for climbing and where they like to practise the sport. 

13 Jun 2016 - 4:53PM

Hong Kong's ideal geology and sheer beauty have got rock climbers hooked on the city's cliffs and crags. They tell Post Magazine what makes Hong Kong special for climbing and where they like to practise the sport. 

Rock climbing in Hong Kong: thrill seekers scale city's many dizzy heights
Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin says art helped him survive politics

Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin tells Angharad Hampshire why he could not have survived in politics without art.

13 Jun 2016 - 4:55PM

Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin tells Angharad Hampshire why he could not have survived in politics without art.

Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin says art helped him survive politics
Hong Kong Cancer Fund's Sally and Robert Lo take on 'the Big C'

The Hong Kong Cancer Fund's Sally and Robert Lo reflect on nearly 30 years spent helping Hong Kong patients overcome and live with cancer. 

13 Jun 2016 - 4:58PM

The Hong Kong Cancer Fund's Sally and Robert Lo reflect on nearly 30 years spent helping Hong Kong patients overcome and live with cancer. 

Hong Kong Cancer Fund's Sally and Robert Lo take on 'the Big C'
Beating bad air quality: the best ways to defend your lungs from air pollution

Clean air remains a long way off in most of the world's cities. From purifiers to a positive attitude, we explore the best defences available for our lungs.

15 Nov 2018 - 11:48AM

Clean air remains a long way off in most of the world's cities. From purifiers to a positive attitude, we explore the best defences available for our lungs.

Beating bad air quality: the best ways to defend your lungs from air pollution
Help for the helpers: New Hong Kong employment agency aims to stamp out 'modern-day slavery'

Failed by the system, many domestic helpers are forced into debt bondage - or modern-day slavery - by unscrupulous recruiters. Now, an ethical employment agency is seeking to protect them.

30 Jun 2016 - 2:18PM

Failed by the system, many domestic helpers are forced into debt bondage - or modern-day slavery - by unscrupulous recruiters. Now, an ethical employment agency is seeking to protect them.

Help for the helpers: New Hong Kong employment agency aims to stamp out 'modern-day slavery'
Tracing roots: illustrating Hong Kong’s botanical beauty

It's laborious, time-consuming and often frustrating work, but for botanical artist Sally Grace Bunker, the task of immortalising 100 of Hong Kong's most significant trees - bud, bark, flower and all - in a book collaboration with HKU, is well worth the effort, writes Angharad Hampshire.

27 Jul 2014 - 12:05AM

It's laborious, time-consuming and often frustrating work, but for botanical artist Sally Grace Bunker, the task of immortalising 100 of Hong Kong's most significant trees - bud, bark, flower and all - in a book collaboration with HKU, is well worth the effort, writes Angharad Hampshire.

Tracing roots: illustrating Hong Kong’s botanical beauty
Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears

With children the most at risk from Hong Kong's air pollution, some families have reluctantly packed up and left behind friends and comfortable lifestyles.

7 Jul 2016 - 10:05AM

With children the most at risk from Hong Kong's air pollution, some families have reluctantly packed up and left behind friends and comfortable lifestyles.

Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears
From gurgles to giggles: the development of humour
Rookie mum: battle of wills with one-year-old
Rookie Mum: Sleep deprivation
22 Apr 2015 - 1:04PM
Rookie Mum: Sleep deprivation
Sav Winslow's home-cooked vegetarian Indian treats
Dancing helps develop a child's imagination
Not on your Nellie: perils of the baby-naming game

If my husband and I disagree about something, we can usually compromise easily. But we've reached an impasse over baby names.

22 Apr 2015 - 1:02PM

If my husband and I disagree about something, we can usually compromise easily. But we've reached an impasse over baby names.

Not on your Nellie: perils of the baby-naming game
Rookie Mum: Balloons are a child's-eye view of a balanced lifestyle

There is a lot of talk these days about that nebulous thing called work-life balance. In Hong Kong's culture of long working days, it's easy to fall off the tightrope and feel like you're doing neither very well.

22 Apr 2015 - 1:04PM

There is a lot of talk these days about that nebulous thing called work-life balance. In Hong Kong's culture of long working days, it's easy to fall off the tightrope and feel like you're doing neither very well.

Rookie Mum: Balloons are a child's-eye view of a balanced lifestyle
A heavenly massage for expecting mums

All the expanding and stretching that takes place during pregnancy takes its toll on the skin, feet and back. At seven months, my bump is beginning to weigh me down, and aches and pains are emerging.

28 May 2013 - 11:11AM

All the expanding and stretching that takes place during pregnancy takes its toll on the skin, feet and back. At seven months, my bump is beginning to weigh me down, and aches and pains are emerging.

A heavenly massage for expecting mums
Rookie Mum: sibling jealousy

Recently, we held a children's party, which was a great success. However, one person seemed a little less than enthralled by the event - my 18-month-old son, Tom.

22 Apr 2015 - 1:05PM

Recently, we held a children's party, which was a great success. However, one person seemed a little less than enthralled by the event - my 18-month-old son, Tom.

Rookie Mum: sibling jealousy
Rookie Mum: baby babbling
22 Apr 2015 - 1:03PM
Rookie Mum: baby babbling
Rookie Mum: what to do when your toddler starts biting others
How to keep your toddler happy at feeding times