The Young Post Team

Olivia Chavassieu
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Job: Mascot (and sleeping)

Born in: I’m a tong gau born ’n bred in Hong Kong

Nicknames: Get Down! Drop that! Don’t sleep there!

Favourite Hangout: Sai Kung on Sundays with the other mutts

Favourite Hobbies: Did I mention sleeping? Okay. Well. I like eating too. I’m pretty good at karaoke. Best of all I like to chase my tail.

Favourite Colour: Brown! no, wait, Red!, er... no Blue!

On my playlist: Aint nothing but a hound dog, How much is that doggie in the window

Food I like: Yes

Idol: Hmmm, so many. Balto would have to best. He’s a dog who should never be forgotten.

Horoscope: I think I’m Aquarius cos I like swimming

Chinese Horoscope: er... Dog?

How I like my steak: Any way! I’m not fussy. Just give it to me
Motto: Bones are better if you bury them for two weeks

Pets: Yes, I have the YP team! But they need such a lot of work.

Best school subject: Ball

Teacher’s pet? Of course


Job: Editor

Born in: Durban, South Africa

Nicknames: Voogie

Favourite Hangout: My living room

Favourite Hobbies: Making chocolate, playing strategy games, swimming, horse riding, writing

Favourite Colour: Red

On my playlist: Johnny Clegg and Jaluka, Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Best holiday ever: Learning to be a mahout in Thailand

Food I like: Everything that’s “bad” for you. Ice cream, cheese and of course chocolate

Idol: Genghis Khan, the man of the millennium, a leader, warrior and great tactician.

Horoscope: Virgo

Chinese Horoscope: Rabbit

How I like my steak: Blue. That means hardly cooked at all.

Motto: Carpe diem

Favourite Authors: Right now, I really like Conn Iggulden and Terry Pratchett, others I enjoy include Roald Dahl, William Golding, Mikhail Sholokov, but mostly I read columnists and newspaper writers.

Best subject at school: Biology

Teacher’s pet: Got on better with some teachers than I did with others.