Category Archives: Media

Picking

Yep, I play the banjo now. Ish. It all started like this: I have to say though, I find it extremely puzzling why the sub-editor at a reputable paper like the South China Morning Post would change the last sentence … Continue reading

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What Are The CHANCES!!!

I’ve just come back from an incredibly fun and satisfying trip to Australia – thank you Lydia without whom not even a sixth of the joy would have been possible! And thank you for introducing me to James Boag (Jimsee … Continue reading

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Australia The Beautiful

So we’re cruising down the road in Annandale in Sydney, and I see this sign. At first I didn’t get it but then I realised Ah! It is your famous Australian humour! and say to my friend L: We must … Continue reading

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Insanerator #1,000… This Time With Plan For Action

Our not always easy to understand government seems to be dead set on this incinerator thing. Needing to “spread the pollution around” they want to build a toxin-spewing monster right outside Pui O Beach, assuring us that “there will be … Continue reading

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Yellow River – Blue Grass

Cantonese and bluegrass go together like beer and Sichuan food. It all started in Hainan last Christmas when I met some 86 year-old-geezers playing the saxophone near the beach. One of them had started only two years earlier and he … Continue reading

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My First Interview

I’ve wanted to meet Cesar Millan for three years and now I have! His show at the Hong Kong Asia Expo was excellent and really funny. When he comes back, you must go. In the meantime, don’t let your dog … Continue reading

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Become A Film Star- Save Our Coastline!

石鼓洲焚化爐 (sek gu chau fan fa lou) – Sek Gu Chau Incinerator – is an expression that strikes terror into the heart of Lantau and Cheung Chau dwellers and should actually do the same to all Hong Kong residents. If … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Early, I Say

Finally! Here is the trailer of a film that premiered six months ago!

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Journey To The Wild West

Or, as it turned out, the very civilised, nearly sedate West. I bet the people in it didn’t think they’d find themselves in a video with Glenn Beck!

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Adding Time

Noticed how Hong Kong and mainland China’s governments are growing closer and closer? The only difference is that HK’s one pretends to have “public consultations” before they go ahead and spend taxpayers’ money on some new white elephant du jour. … Continue reading

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