Happy 100th Birthday To County Hall – London’s Most Flexible Building

Image: The wub in Creative Commons It’s fitting that the center of Ralph Knott’s County Hall flexes as if being bent by some invisible force. After all, it is probably London’s most flexible building. Opened by King George V 100 years ago — on 17 July 1922 — the waterfront palace became the grandiloquent seat … Read more

Happy Handover 25th Anniversary !!! | Big Lychee, Various Sectors

In case you missed it, some more background on the Standard/Sing Tao‘s coverage of Kaisa’s special tiny apartment on sale by tender… Would that be the same Mainland group… Kaisa whose executive director and vice chairwoman Kwok Hiu-ting, the daughter of Kwok Ying-shing (Chairman of Sing Tao News) and co-CEO of Sing Tao News, suddenly … Read more

Happy 90th Birthday Mavis Bullwinkle!

From June, THE GENTLE AUTHOR’S TOURS are also happening on Thursdays to coincide with the Spitalfields Antiques Market Mavis Bullwinkle Today we are celebrating the birthday of one of Spitalfields’ best-loved residents, Mavis Bullwinkle. We count ourselves favored that, apart from her six years enforced exile as an evacuee in Aylesbury during World War Two, … Read more

Happy Mother’s Day – especially to Hong Kong’s migrant domestic worker mothers separated from their kids

By Catherine Gurtin, CEO, PathFinders Today is Mother’s Day and time for a big pat on the back for all mums in Hong Kong, especially those Migrant Domestic Workers (MDWs) who are themselves mothers. We can’t thank MDW mothers enough for all the sacrifices they make, not only for their own families and children but … Read more