The really useful magazine MAY 2016
4 Snapped! Southside’s social life. THE PLANNER 10 Happening in May What’s on, plus a preview of Le French May. FAMILY 18 Mamma mia! Gift ideas for Mother’s Day. NEWS 20 What’s going on? In your backyard. LETTERS 24 Want to be a local reporter? GIVEAWAYS
30 School fees hikes Your child’s education just got more expensive. NEWS FROM THE GREENS 31 Hong Kong’s biodiversity under threat Paul Zimmerman questions the Government’s latest consultation. FEATURE 32 Above Hong Kong Our favourite pictures of your favourite places, in one book. SPECIAL FEATURE 38 All aboard! Your guide to junk season. EDUCATION
26 Free stuff Fab things to win. FIVE MINUTES WITH... 28 Mark Western The adventure kayaker.
44 Japanese International School Behind the scenes.
ARTS & CULTURE 50 Artist profile We interview Southside artist Emma Fordham. Plus, the Affordable Art Fair. EATING 54 Lean cuisine We try out the city’s healthy food delivery services. Plus nibbles. BIG DAY OUT 62 Tsing Yi The isle of bridges. TRAVEL 66 Eight staycations Where to holiday in Hong Kong.
YOGA YODA 76 Bananas for asanas Victor Chau on what yoga can do for you. PETS 78 To pee or not to pee Cats with urination problems. CREATURES 78 The Green Turtle Hong Kong’s sunbathing turtles. SOUTHSIDE SECRETS 84 The White House Victoria Road’s ex-detention centre.
INTERVIEW 72 Like mother, like daughter The duo behind Louella Odié. HEALTH & BEAUTY 74 True colours We try balayage at Repulse Bay’s Capelli Salon.
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