Jane Ram

Jane Ram

A long-time Hong Kong resident, Jane Ram is a freelance writer for consumer and trade publications. Her work has appeared in diverse international, regional and local publications including The Asian Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Islands Magazine, Reader's Digest, Business Traveller and the South China Morning Post. Widely travelled in Asia and beyond, she lives on Lamma Island where she gardens and cooks in her spare time.

Latest from Jane Ram

Zoologist, English teacher, gardener: the varied life of a globe-trotting Briton, and his best move ever – to an island in Hong Kong

Lamma Island gardener Geoff Smith tells Jane Ram about surviving a collapsed lung in Ghana, raising a family in Papua New Guinea, and putting down roots in Hong Kong.

Lamma Island gardener Geoff Smith tells Jane Ram about surviving a collapsed lung in Ghana, raising a family in Papua New Guinea, and putting down roots in Hong Kong.

27 Jun 2021 - 2:15PM
The American editor who hitchhiked to Hong Kong, and found himself at home in a changing China

Publisher and author Tom Gorman, who passed away last year after a battle with cancer, on making his China dream come true.

Publisher and author Tom Gorman, who passed away last year after a battle with cancer, on making his China dream come true.

27 Mar 2021 - 6:42AM
Shenzhen luxury hotel offers cultural, seaside getaway in modern Chinese metropolis

The Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai, one of China’s pioneering luxury properties, gets an update in line with the cultural offerings of its hip locale

The Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai, one of China’s pioneering luxury properties, gets an update in line with the cultural offerings of its hip locale

20 Jul 2018 - 11:00AM
Back in Hong Kong home from where Japanese took his father for execution, British scientist is ‘very emotional’

Dr Jim Flegg, ornithologist who was guest of honour at recent eco-education event, steps inside his former Hong Kong home for the first time since he was a child and wartime evacuation to Australia heralded a life steeped in nature

Dr Jim Flegg, ornithologist who was guest of honour at recent eco-education event, steps inside his former Hong Kong home for the first time since he was a child and wartime evacuation to Australia heralded a life steeped in nature

5 Jan 2018 - 11:37AM
Food Space: cooking studio and organic grocery in Tai Po has put down roots fast

Food Space is an interloper in the line of stalls selling daily necessities at Tai Po's Tai Yuen market. With a focus on healthy eating, the shop, private kitchen and cooking demonstration venture is the brainchild of two long-time F&B professionals, Frenchman Thierry Lanoe and Argentinian Francisco Barria.

Food Space is an interloper in the line of stalls selling daily necessities at Tai Po's Tai Yuen market. With a focus on healthy eating, the shop, private kitchen and cooking demonstration venture is the brainchild of two long-time F&B professionals, Frenchman Thierry Lanoe and Argentinian Francisco Barria.

6 Mar 2015 - 6:09AM
27 Nov 2014 - 7:51PM
22 Sep 2014 - 9:12PM
My life: Tony Kirkham

The head of the arboretum at Royal Botanic Gardens, in London, takes a walk through Hong Kong Park and tells Jane Ram how trees came to be the root of his existence.

The head of the arboretum at Royal Botanic Gardens, in London, takes a walk through Hong Kong Park and tells Jane Ram how trees came to be the root of his existence.

22 Feb 2014 - 11:38PM
Long-time Post editor chose to live by his words

Vernon Ram, father, mountain climber, dandy and one of the longest-serving editors at the South China Morning Post, has died of pneumonia. He was 87. He died unexpectedly after a minor hip operation, following a fall while adjusting a light at his Lamma Island home.

Vernon Ram, father, mountain climber, dandy and one of the longest-serving editors at the South China Morning Post, has died of pneumonia. He was 87. He died unexpectedly after a minor hip operation, following a fall while adjusting a light at his Lamma Island home.

14 Jun 2018 - 4:55PM
29 Aug 2012 - 3:45PM
9 Dec 2011 - 12:00AM
17 Nov 2011 - 12:00AM
Tickled pink

Nepal's national flower, the rhododendron, lights up the slopes around Kathmandu in a riot of colour. Jane Ram visits a country in full bloom

Nepal's national flower, the rhododendron, lights up the slopes around Kathmandu in a riot of colour. Jane Ram visits a country in full bloom

24 Nov 2012 - 11:25PM
8 Mar 2010 - 12:00AM