Charlotte Ames-Ettridge

Hong Kong

Charlotte Ames-Ettridge

Assistant production editor at Young Post

Charlotte has spent the last four years living in Asia, having worked in Beijing and Singapore before moving to Hong Kong in 2016. She joined Young Post in 2017 and has a Bachelor's degree in English Literature. Outside of work, she enjoys finding shop cats to stop and pet.

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3 incredible examples of pedestrian-friendly urban design, as explained by an infrastructure expert
  • Urban design expert Sunny Choi speaks about how different cities around the world are shunning cars in favour of walkable spaces
  • These solutions have been welcomed by residents in New York, South Korea and Slovenia
8 May 2020 - 12:03PM
  • Urban design expert Sunny Choi speaks about how different cities around the world are shunning cars in favour of walkable spaces
  • These solutions have been welcomed by residents in New York, South Korea and Slovenia
3 incredible examples of pedestrian-friendly urban design, as explained by an infrastructure expert
How to live a less capitalist life

6 tips to help you free yourself from some of the trappings of a system that puts economic growth above everything else, including the environment

18 Feb 2020 - 8:00PM

6 tips to help you free yourself from some of the trappings of a system that puts economic growth above everything else, including the environment

How to live a less capitalist life
'Jojo Rabbit' review: Taika Waititi makes us face some uncomfortable truths in his WWII dramedy

The 'Thor' director, who also plays a cartoonish version of Adolf Hitler, blends irreverent humour with some very serious issues.

30 Jan 2020 - 9:02PM

The 'Thor' director, who also plays a cartoonish version of Adolf Hitler, blends irreverent humour with some very serious issues.

'Jojo Rabbit' review: Taika Waititi makes us face some uncomfortable truths in his WWII dramedy
The 2010s: Our 10 favourite Disney movies from the decade and the lessons we learned

"Frozen' taught us to believe in people and love ourselves, while the tearjerker 'Coco' made us want to make the most of life.

14 Jan 2020 - 3:41PM

"Frozen' taught us to believe in people and love ourselves, while the tearjerker 'Coco' made us want to make the most of life.

The 2010s: Our 10 favourite Disney movies from the decade and the lessons we learned
Unlikely war heroes, from mathematician Alan Turing to Dunkirk Captain Alfred Cook

As the world marks Remembrance Day today, let's celebrate five special people who saved many lives – without ever firing a shot.

11 Nov 2019 - 12:44PM

As the world marks Remembrance Day today, let's celebrate five special people who saved many lives – without ever firing a shot.

Unlikely war heroes, from mathematician Alan Turing to Dunkirk Captain Alfred Cook
‘The Addams Family’ review: Charlize Theron and Oscar Isaac headline charming animated reboot about celebrating differences

The stellar cast, which includes Chloe Grace Moretz and Snoop Dogg, give this cartoon remake a spooky and spunky vibe.

18 Oct 2019 - 3:46PM

The stellar cast, which includes Chloe Grace Moretz and Snoop Dogg, give this cartoon remake a spooky and spunky vibe.

‘The Addams Family’ review: Charlize Theron and Oscar Isaac headline charming animated reboot about celebrating differences
'Downton Abbey' movie review: Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville return for delightful film version of British TV hit

Most of the original cast, including Michelle Dockery and Jim Carter, are back as the Crawleys prepare for a royal visit.

9 Oct 2019 - 3:53PM

Most of the original cast, including Michelle Dockery and Jim Carter, are back as the Crawleys prepare for a royal visit.

'Downton Abbey' movie review: Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville return for delightful film version of British TV hit
What are coral reefs and why are they at risk?

The biggest threats these beautiful underwater ecosystems are pollution, overfishing, coastal development, and climate change.

8 Oct 2019 - 7:15AM

The biggest threats these beautiful underwater ecosystems are pollution, overfishing, coastal development, and climate change.

What are coral reefs and why are they at risk?
5 ways to handle criticism and see it as useful feedback, not a personal attack

Trying to see criticism as advantageous is never easy, but it can be done - and it will improve your life.

30 Sep 2019 - 10:33AM

Trying to see criticism as advantageous is never easy, but it can be done - and it will improve your life.

5 ways to handle criticism and see it as useful feedback, not a personal attack
Which milk is best for the environment? A guide to the impact of cow, almond and soy milk on the planet - and your health

We compared the carbon footprint, water footprint, and nutritional value of the three products, and suggest some possible alternatives.

30 Sep 2019 - 2:56PM

We compared the carbon footprint, water footprint, and nutritional value of the three products, and suggest some possible alternatives.

Which milk is best for the environment? A guide to the impact of cow, almond and soy milk on the planet - and your health
How to pack a suitcase like a pro: the six secrets to travelling light

If you're that person who can wear the same pair of jeans for two weeks in a row, but needs three options for each day of a holiday, these tips are for you.

30 Sep 2019 - 2:59PM

If you're that person who can wear the same pair of jeans for two weeks in a row, but needs three options for each day of a holiday, these tips are for you.

How to pack a suitcase like a pro: the six secrets to travelling light
How to get along with difficult people - stay calm, pick your battles and take control

As tempting as it might be to just make a voodoo doll and have done with it, do the mature thing and use these 5 easy ways to deal with those you struggle to get on with. 

22 Oct 2019 - 4:25PM

As tempting as it might be to just make a voodoo doll and have done with it, do the mature thing and use these 5 easy ways to deal with those you struggle to get on with. 

How to get along with difficult people - stay calm, pick your battles and take control
How to cope with and welcome change in your life so it doesn't overwhelm you

New life situations, places, relationships and schedules can leave you feeling as if the rug has been pulled from underneath you. But you can get through it. Here’s how.

30 Sep 2019 - 12:00PM

New life situations, places, relationships and schedules can leave you feeling as if the rug has been pulled from underneath you. But you can get through it. Here’s how.

How to cope with and welcome change in your life so it doesn't overwhelm you
‘Mary Shelley’ movie review: ‘Frankenstein’ author biopic starring Elle Fanning is an excellent story of sorrow and strength

The author is most well-known for her classic tale of horror and the film focuses on how the Gothic novel was conceived during an ill-fated trip to Geneva.

19 Sep 2019 - 6:55PM

The author is most well-known for her classic tale of horror and the film focuses on how the Gothic novel was conceived during an ill-fated trip to Geneva.

‘Mary Shelley’ movie review: ‘Frankenstein’ author biopic starring Elle Fanning is an excellent story of sorrow and strength
Human connections inspired Andrew Fung, the winner of the 2019 Summer Short Story competition, into entering

The budding writer and Pui Ching Middle School student talks about the inspiration behind his story "The Setting Sun", and what he loves about writing.

3 Sep 2019 - 10:28AM

The budding writer and Pui Ching Middle School student talks about the inspiration behind his story "The Setting Sun", and what he loves about writing.

Human connections inspired Andrew Fung, the winner of the 2019 Summer Short Story competition, into entering
The music video for Taylor Swift's new single 'Lover' features Christmas trees and Easter eggs galore

The video for the title track from her upcoming seventh album, released during a YouTube livestream, is packed with hidden clues and heartwarming cuteness.

28 Apr 2020 - 12:38PM

The video for the title track from her upcoming seventh album, released during a YouTube livestream, is packed with hidden clues and heartwarming cuteness.

The music video for Taylor Swift's new single 'Lover' features Christmas trees and Easter eggs galore
Mangroves around the world: Why these tropical swamps are an important ecosystem for marine life and coastal communities

Apart from being home to many kinds of animals, mangroves protect coastal regions from natural disasters.

21 Aug 2019 - 1:35PM

Apart from being home to many kinds of animals, mangroves protect coastal regions from natural disasters.

Mangroves around the world: Why these tropical swamps are an important ecosystem for marine life and coastal communities
Taylor Swift announces new song, 'The Archer', from upcoming album, 'Lover'

The singer unveiled the teaser track in an Instagram livestream this morning.

28 Apr 2020 - 12:40PM

The singer unveiled the teaser track in an Instagram livestream this morning.

Taylor Swift announces new song, 'The Archer', from upcoming album, 'Lover'
'Toy Story 4' movie review: the fourth film is a satisfying ending to the Pixar franchise

We've been told toys can't fly, but Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang are growing up and spreading their wings.

9 Jul 2019 - 7:41PM

We've been told toys can't fly, but Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang are growing up and spreading their wings.

'Toy Story 4' movie review: the fourth film is a satisfying ending to the Pixar franchise
Your student guide to Montreal - everything you need to know about living, studying, and working in this friendly Canadian city

We visited Canada's second-biggest city, and biggest in French-speaking Quebec, for a taste of what it has to offer.

7 Jul 2019 - 7:15AM

We visited Canada's second-biggest city, and biggest in French-speaking Quebec, for a taste of what it has to offer.

Your student guide to Montreal - everything you need to know about living, studying, and working in this friendly Canadian city
The 10 best Easter eggs in Taylor Swift's 'You Need To Calm Down' music video

From tributes to female icons to references to lucky numbers, here are some of the hidden messages in the video for Swift's second single from her upcoming album, 'Lover'.

28 Apr 2020 - 12:53PM

From tributes to female icons to references to lucky numbers, here are some of the hidden messages in the video for Swift's second single from her upcoming album, 'Lover'.

The 10 best Easter eggs in Taylor Swift's 'You Need To Calm Down' music video
‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ documentary review: How on earth did Trump get elected? Director Michael Moore attempts to answer

The film may not quite match up to 2004 smash hit 'Fahrenheit 9/11', but is necessary viewing nonetheless.

5 Jun 2019 - 6:06PM

The film may not quite match up to 2004 smash hit 'Fahrenheit 9/11', but is necessary viewing nonetheless.

‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ documentary review: How on earth did Trump get elected? Director Michael Moore attempts to answer
7 thoughts we had while watching the video for Taylor Swift's new single, 'ME'

We promise that nobody's gonna love T-Swizzle like we love T-Swizzle.

28 Apr 2020 - 12:16PM

We promise that nobody's gonna love T-Swizzle like we love T-Swizzle.

7 thoughts we had while watching the video for Taylor Swift's new single, 'ME'
Taylor Swift has released the video for her new single 'ME' and we are HERE FOR IT

The song features Brendon Urie from Panic! At The Disco

28 Apr 2020 - 1:21PM

The song features Brendon Urie from Panic! At The Disco

Taylor Swift has released the video for her new single 'ME' and we are HERE FOR IT
‘The Fault in Our Stars’ author John Green - and poo - inspired the winner of ‘Young Post’ 2018 Winter Short Story writing competition Kiele Tang

The 12-year-old aspiring author from Hong Kong International School also says writing helps her make sense of her own life.

22 Apr 2019 - 1:01PM

The 12-year-old aspiring author from Hong Kong International School also says writing helps her make sense of her own life.

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ author John Green - and poo - inspired the winner of ‘Young Post’ 2018 Winter Short Story writing competition Kiele Tang
7 fan theories about Taylor Swift's 7th album

Here's what Swifties are saying about the singer's upcoming new music.

17 Apr 2019 - 10:35AM

Here's what Swifties are saying about the singer's upcoming new music.

7 fan theories about Taylor Swift's 7th album
Documentary ‘RBG’ is a less Hollywood look at Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life than biopic ‘On the Basis of Sex’, but no less powerful [Movie Review]

Learn more about the “Notorious RBG”, legendary Supreme Court Justice and champion of the women’s movement.

25 Mar 2019 - 4:38PM

Learn more about the “Notorious RBG”, legendary Supreme Court Justice and champion of the women’s movement.

Documentary ‘RBG’ is a less Hollywood look at Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life than biopic ‘On the Basis of Sex’, but no less powerful [Movie Review]
Caldecott Medal-winning children’s book artist Matthew Cordell on the value of creativity, and the beauty of imperfection

The artist tells us how he's inspired by Quentin Blake, Roald Dahl’s illustrator, and what he loved about our city.

18 Mar 2019 - 6:06PM

The artist tells us how he's inspired by Quentin Blake, Roald Dahl’s illustrator, and what he loved about our city.

Caldecott Medal-winning children’s book artist Matthew Cordell on the value of creativity, and the beauty of imperfection
Is China, who emits the most carbon dioxide in the world, the worst polluter?

The numbers do not tell the whole story, so countries will need to reassess their roles as they contribute towards combating climate change.

15 Mar 2019 - 7:12PM

The numbers do not tell the whole story, so countries will need to reassess their roles as they contribute towards combating climate change.

Is China, who emits the most carbon dioxide in the world, the worst polluter?
The life of Pi: 3+1+4 facts to celebrate Pi day

Every year, people around the world celebrate a special set of numbers that begin 3.14 on the 14th day of the third month of the year (that’s today).

14 Mar 2019 - 12:08PM

Every year, people around the world celebrate a special set of numbers that begin 3.14 on the 14th day of the third month of the year (that’s today).

The life of Pi: 3+1+4 facts to celebrate Pi day