Here is just a brief selection from over a hundred published articles in magazines and newspapers in Hong Kong and overseas. These publications include The Age, Australia; SCMP, Hong Kong; Piecework, USA; The Lady, UK; Solitaire, Singapore; Flora, UK; City Weekend, Beijing; and many others.

I am also a reviewer for Asian Review of Books. See Links.

Sep 01, 2010

Seated in the Past

The history of sedan chairs in Hong Kong, written for my monthly column History Matters and published in HKTB magazine CityLife

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Apr 01, 2010

Cheongsam Charm

The story of the cheongsam, how it began and developed. How it is made and where to buy. Published in Discovery, Cathay Pacific's inflight magazine

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Nov 13, 2009

Exploring Old Guangzhou

An article about a 2 day trip made to Guangzhou with a museum group from Hong Kong and the places we visited. Published in the Guangzhou Morning Post

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Nov 01, 2009

Chinese Dragons

Article published in Piecework USA on embroidered dragons - symbols of power and protection. Includes a pattern for children's dragon slippers.

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Sep 01, 2009

Wine and Dine In Guangzhou

Where to eat well in Guangzhou, as recommended by businesspeople living there.

For Dragonair's inflight magazine, Silkroad.

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Jun 01, 2009

Missionary textiles

An article for Piecework USA on a collection of missionary textiles found in a market stall in Shanghai, 60 years after they were produced in a missionary school in Zhejiang province.

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Jun 01, 2009

Venice of the East

A piece on the ancient fishing village of Tai O on Lantau. First published in City Weekend, Beijing.

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Jun 01, 2009

Haizhu Square, Guangzhou

A short piece on shopping at the famous wholesale mall in Guangzhou, written for Spree column in the Sunday South China Morning Post, HK

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Jan 01, 2008

Man with a Mission

Piece on Dr Robert Morrison, compiler of the first Chinese/English dictionary and translator (with Dr Milne) of the Bible into Chinese, on the 200 anniversary of his arrival in China in 1807. Pub in The Lady, UK, 2007.
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