HK Magazine: Why hot yoga instead of the more traditional hatha or ashtanga?
Wendy Wyvill: I love hot yoga as it warms up my body enough to go deeply and safely into the poses. It provides a wonderful detox on so many levels - mental, physical, and so on. It is a very healing process, detoxifying...
I was born into a big family with eight elder siblings. I am the youngest.
My mom passed away in 1998 but the very thought of her still empowers me.
I grew up in Wong Tai Sin, one of the poorer districts that reveals the darker side of Hong Kong's society. So drug addiction and crimes are not...
On the list of things that make you go “Mmmm,” the aroma of fresh baking ranks pretty high. Wafting through a city street, that sweet, buttery smell draws salivating customers into bakeries like flies to a honeypot. And no one does it better than our local bakeries. As well as...
HK Magazine: How did you like Hong Kong’s wet markets?
(M) We had a lot of great experiences in the markets. All of the markets we visited had high energy levels and it was inspirational.
(G) I find that the markets in a city often reflect the people that live in the city. I particularly...
1. Gaia Ristorante (G/F, Grand Millennium Plaza, 181 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan, 2167-8200). “One of my favorite Italian restaurants in town. Its pizza with buffalo mozzarella and fresh tomatoes is simply unbeatable.”
2. Isola Bar & Grill (Shop 3071-3075 & 4011, IFC...
It used to be that if we didn’t see the problem, the problem didn’t exist. But now all we can see is, well, not much, and we’re still not dealing with the issue at hand. Don’t leave to it Al Gore and his Greenies to save the world alone. Here are little things you can do to...
The history of Hong Kong transport has been a long and fascinating journey. To mark the closure of the Central Star Ferry pier and to remember other milestones in Hong Kong’s transportation history, the Conservancy Association Center for Heritage is holding a landmark exhibition on the...
Favorite Hong Kong noise:
Trams passing Central at great speed
In your pocket:
A pocket PC
Men wearing tight jeans...ouch
On the local music scene:
Spectacular, magnificent, sensational, awesome, striking
Favorite kind of audience:
Tormented because you have no friends? It’s a common complaint, though not one faced by any of the bright, successful types who frequent this small but pumping club. Yep, they’ll all be having a good time clustered about one of the cozy, comfy booths, or maybe skillfully grooving (...
Iolite, Gallery One $750
Green Phantom, Gallery One $800
Fluorite, Gallery One $250
Moonstone, Central Crystal $950
Green Garnet, Gallery One $500
Amber Crystal, Mine Jewelry $1000
Tigers Eye, Gallery One $220
Rutilated Quartz, Crystal Mine Jewelry $2880
Black Agate, Gallery One $250...