More thoughts from Britney, our fifteen-year-old correspondent from international school.
Wake up and smell the ozone everybody! We are killing our planet. I went beach cleaning on the weekend and global warming is, like, everywhere.
Like, they don't have air-conditioning outside and it is totally...
HK Magazine: Why is cricket such a great spot?
Munir Dar: Well, it’s a lot of fun for all ages. It can be quite challenging and you have to really work as a team so it’s a great sport to play with friends. Its very skills-based so you do have to be passionate and dedicated also. But it...
1. The Brunch Club (70 Peel St., SoHo, 2526-8861) “Midweek this place is nice and quiet. They have plenty of couches, a courtyard and magazines for you to buy. I took 'The Time Traveler’s Wife' here – I’ve never been so passionate about a book!”
2. Portobello (9...
Favorite Hong Kong noise:
Birds singing early in the morning.
Can we dance?
Hong Kong people tend to either overdo it or don’t dance/mosh at all.
On the local music scene:
Bizarre. Conservative. Cliquey. Commercialized. Hopeful.
In 20 years:
I will still be playing music. Or I’ll...
So you’re in PR? You’ll want to impress your boss with your great taste in pricey things, so take her to this sake/sushi/assorted tasty snacks bar and sit her right by the floor-to-ceiling windows. The better to see and be seen, you can chuckle heartily. Luckily, she can’t...
Test your knowledge of this week's city news.
1. More than 20 activists set sail for the disputed Diaoyutai Islands thisweek because:
A. They heard there’s gold in them there hills
B. They heard the burgers are excellent at Hard Rock Diaoyutai
C. The friendly Japanese ashore said they’...
Ah, Wan Chai - a great place to avoid those tall, skinny-assed, gold-digging models who look down at those of us not driving Ferraris. Or cars at all. Most weekends here, you’ll find a mix of real, down-to-earth, young party-goers who never let their day jobs get in the way of getting...
Favorite Hong Kong noise:
The Sai Yeung Choi Street crowd.
In your pocket:
Olympus XA, iPod with iTalk.
On local audiences:
Emo/HXC kids mosh!
The last time we played at Cattle Depot, I was out of tune for the whole performance.
Chor Lau Heung...
1. Bombay Dreams (1/F, Carfield Commercial Building, 75-77 Wyndham Street, Central, 2971-0001). “It has the best curry and authentic Indian food. The fish and masala there are great. They also have a great lunch buffet.”
2. Tandoor Indian Restaurant (1/F, Lyndhurst Tower, 1 Lyndhurst...
We don’t have a pollution problem, Donald Tsang told RTHK last week; we have a perception problem. Specifically our Chief Executive said, “Small particulates coming from the mainland may not affect the air we breathe, but they affect our feeling that the air is not as good as before....