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Easter in Lamma's restaurants

Update on YSW Community Center, etc.

'Twilight Fish Market' nickname search

Sewerage Works office @ PS Beach

YSW Bike Park-in-progress

Ex-Lamma Quarry consultations

Lamma Grill moving to Pizza Milano in July

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Holy Week Activities @ Catholic Community

Lamma Gardens tour @ YSW Ferry Pier

Cantonese Opera @ YSW Football Pitch

Lamma Day with Dragon & Sampan races

Wake for Vernon Ram @ FCC

Streetometry exhibition @ Cafe Les Artistes

Ex-Lamma Quarry Forum @ City Gallery

Lamma 500 @ Power Station Beach

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Apr 18 - "Gardens, Photography and Food:
Enjoy Easter Saturday exploring gorgeous gardens,..."

Apr 17 - "I first met Alain on a beach on Lamma Island."

Apr 16 - Alysha Tarr - paddler of the new Lamma Dragons Under-18s writes:

Apr 15 - Like my new poster? Should I get it printed to display it in a few selected places?
P.S. Happy & Delicious Easter...

Apr 14 - Latest article from WebMD: Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Against Diabetes.

Apr 13 - Even after more than 12 years living on Lamma, I still discover new, major, yearly, local events with zero "Gweilos".

Apr 10 - We're still not sure if this will be a full reclamation or just the promised platform, similar to the ferry pier?

Apr 9 - Shot from our rooftop last night:

Apr 8 - "Beauty lost its mother on a fresh spring day...
Here's a little Many-Banded Krait who had left the nest."

Apr 7 - "Yesterday's walk inspired me to do a collage of some of ... unique post boxes."

Apr 6 - "Caroline & James are pleased to inform you all that in July we will be opening in our..."

Apr 1 - "How do two ex-Lamma residents meet? Neither Jules Meaney nor Bike Mike had ever encountered ... on Lamma."

 

Mar 31 - "After years of not writing, I have been badgered and cajoled into writing mode."

Mar 30 - "What do you get when you have a beach, music, meat, 4 dragon boats and lots of friends? One hell of a party!"

Mar 29 - "OMG!!! It's TONIGHT!! I'm going to be NAKED on stage at the Underground Festival!"

Mar 28 - "Everyone was a winner today at LamMarathon. A heroic effort raised HK$3,658 for Children with Cancer UK."

Mar 27 - Lamma Village Sewerage Phase 2.

Mar 26 - This looks like one of Lamma's famous Black Holes.
But those infamous Gravity Pockets are usually located
...

Mar 19 - Deadline for comments on the EPD's EIA study:
This Friday, Mar 21!

Mar 14 - New takeaway place in the former location of the waffle shop, just after the former Diesel's.

Mar 13 - "Plan unveiled for high-rises at Sok Kwu Wan to double island's population."

Mar 8 - The Conservancy Association, GreenLammaGroup, volunteers & Lammaites...

Mar 1 - "Party Purpose: to drive out recently-awoken egg-layers, incl. snakes, centipedes etc...."

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Apr 18 - Good Friday:  Lamma Gardens Tour

 

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Apr 17:  The Guestroom Interviews Alain Jaquier

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Besides Sean Creamer's interview above, check out some of Alain’s latest work, or contact him:

Alain Jaquier Photography on Facebook

or his website:

http://www.alainjaquier.com.

Also, don't forget his Streetometry exhibition @ Les Artistes Café in Tin Hau is open until April 30!

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Apr 16:  Lamma Youth Dragons Debut

Alysha Tarr - Paddler of the new Lamma Dragons Under-18s writes:

The Start Line - Shatin Dragonboat Races, 6th April 2014

"As a new team on the race line against 23-year-old men and woman, you could say it was quite frightening. We got into the rocky dragon boat surfacing on the coca-cola coloured water and we paddled towards the starting line. All the bystanders watched and clapped and our nerves settled for a moment as we became proud to be apart of such a great group and representing the first Lamma Dragons U18s team.

Once we arrived, we realised there was no turning back. We heard so many noises; cheering, screaming and the staccato breathing of your fellow paddlers but everything seemed to quieten when we heard our drummer shout, 'Quiet in the boat!' and now all we could hear was the deep inhales and exhales of your own breath as our goal becomes clear. The finish line.

And then the voice came over the speakers: "ATTENTION!" and that was it, as soon as the horn went off it was paddle, paddle, paddle. There was an adrenaline rush that automatically filled our bodies as we used all your strength in the first 5 strokes. Your focus was no longer on the other teams, it was on your drummer and making sure your techniques was synchronised with the paddler in front of you.

There was no time for thinking, as were nearly neck and neck with other teams, which was actually quite surprising. Looking at twelve to seventeen year olds who have had only two or three practice sessions compared to twenty-three-year-olds which most likely have been training for a while, it was quite exciting.

If you are interested in joining the Lamma Dragons U18 team, please contact claudiatarr@gmail.com."  (Photos by mum Claudia & Christopher Guinness.)

P.S. Want to have a look at the Lamma Dragons Newsletter April 2014:

"For those who attended glorious Shatin, you would have witnessed another historical day for the Lamma Dragons with the first-ever race of our kids team. There was many a tear in proud parents' eyes at the end of the race.
Yes, we're talking about you, Brad!
Paddles up!"

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Apr 15:  Looking for the Golden Goose

Like my new poster? Should I get it printed to display it in a few selected places?

P.S. Happy & Delicious Easter Holidays to all our readers!

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Apr 14:  Weight-Loss Surgery Might Stop Diabetes

Latest article from WebMD, plus many similar articles in the medical press and in hospital news: Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Against Diabetes.

Having undergone Weight-Loss Surgery in Queen Mary Hospital Hospital 6 years ago, I was one of the lucky quarter of patients whose former massive, long-term diabetes has gone into full remission, requiring no more drugs, diet or any treatments since then. "A quarter of the people in the sleeve gastrectomy group had remission of type 2 diabetes," so I consider myself pretty lucky!

My other weight-related "co-morbidities" like blood pressure, severe sleep apnea, knee pain, digestive issues, etc. have also completely vanished. I have been completely medication- and symptom-free for several years now, with an almost perfect glucose level and yearly, extensive blood and diabetes complication screening results.

The great QMH doctors reduced only the size of my stomach to the size of a single full rice bowl, via Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, leaving my digestive tract untouched otherwise. It's a much simpler and reduced operation than the much more invasive and more common Gastric Bypass ("routes food directly to the small intestine, which means it bypasses the stomach, duodenum and large intestines".) No long-term dietary issues and restrictions with my VSG, unlike in a Gastric Bypass. But we save half the money in eating out, only having to order a single set meal for the two of us,... and we might have left-overs to take home.

A single glass of alcohol per day is still permitted, but enough to make me tipsy, as my small stomach absorbs any alcohol very quickly. I'm a really cheap date these days and Lamma-Por appreciates that, I hope.

Yes, I can eat sweets and desserts again, no problem, but in moderation to keep my weight steady. I might share a single donut.

Having kept my weight very steady for the last several years, the full remission of my diabetes & related health problems is the main motivation to maintain my weight, not looks (Still fogly - fat, old and ugly! ;-)

The diabetes and other co-morbidities would surely return right away if I'd regain a major part of my former massive weight, making my life and health pretty challenging again! Let me enjoy life in my 50s to the fullest, walking/hiking/biking, living on a traffic-free island is a fine place to remain healthy and fit!

Index of my ongoing weight-loss story: Only Half the Man I Used to Be.

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Apr 13:  Chan Clan Feast

A Chan family - Chans start enjoying chicken feet early (2y, 4m old Charlotte)

Even after more than 12 years living on Lamma, I still discover major, yearly, local events with zero "Gweilos" I've never attended before and that are only promoted word-of-mouth. Even the long-time, non-local residents of Tai Wan Village I asked had never been invited to or attended this almost yearly event, on Palm Sunday, Apr 13, 2014.

The Chan Clan's feast is being held basically to celebrate being a member of the large and influential Chan Clan "ruling" over a number of local villages. Chairman Chan of the Rural Committee of North Lamma greeted Lamma-Por and me, but there was a large number of VIPs and families from the Yu, Chow, Wong and other local, major clans, the "usual suspects" and many Tai Wan villagers, of course.

We were invited by the wife of a senior Chan Clan member (Thank you, happy and successful flat-for-rent Lamma-zine advertiser!). As the only Gwailo at the event, I was treated very friendly and warmly encouraged to dig into the very nice, huge, frequently refilled, home-made buffet, with several roasted suckling pigs. After the feasting, the piles of left-overs were filled into lunchboxes and we enjoyed free food sufficient for the next day. There was even half a donated bottle of fine red wine left that they insisted on me bringing it home.

Some firecrackers outside the Chan Family Temple, some drumming, great weather and a big free feast just outside the Hans Andersen Centre with local families and friends; it was a great and fun event, demonstrating the best of Lamma village life. We're looking forward to Lamma Day on Easter Sunday!

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Apr 10:  Bike Parks

Progress of Bike Park construction @ YSW Ferry Pier yesterday:

We're still not sure if this will be a full reclamation or just the promised platform, similar to the ferry pier? The multiple signs along the ferry pier seem to indicate temporary works only, including the many more cement blocks to be added (see barge) to be removed after completion of construction, hopefully?

This banner inside the YSW Football Pitch (closed now for 1.5 months due to Cantonese Opera over Easter, Apr 19-23) doesn't seem to make much sense as there's not a single public and legal place to park a bike on all of Lamma Island (?). That "Parking for Bicycles" sign above is the only one on our island and it's a private space of Ngau Kee restaurant, opposite Pizza Milano (to be relaunched as the Lamma Grill on July 1).

In the meantime, there's a Temporary Bike Park just below the Lamma Winds windturbine, left on Cable Road 2. It's been created after the recent clearing of the YSW Ferry Pier, but it's locked and there's absolutely, definitely no legal way to get your confiscated bike, trolley or child buggy back!?

This is the former, locked "temp bike park" inside the 1st phase of the YSW Harbour Reclamation, completed around 15+ years ago. A few bikes are still left, just besides the sand/gravel storage and the brand-new Police Station (right).

After the completion of the official YSW Bicycle Area, there'll be several more bike parks in the not-too-distant future:
At least 3 of them are already planned inside the ex-Lamma Quarry housing development in South Lamma, serving those future 5,000+ Lamma residents, especially the numerous kayak and canoe paddlers around the future South Lamma main ferry piers (see above)???

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Apr 9:  Lamma Sunsets Are Back!

Shot from our rooftop last night:

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Apr 8:  Many-Banded Krait Family

Photographer Jean Gorguet writes:

"Beauty lost its mother on a fresh spring day...

Here's a little Many-Banded Krait who had left the nest on the chilly end of yesterday. The way it was using the grips to sneak away on the side of the path was pure beauty.

Shot right in front of Studio 31 (my little house). I guess the bigger version of what I saw last year a few steps away [see right] was a parent of this little one. Be aware that there is a whole family of these along that path!"

Further enquiry with Jean revealed that this family of very "scary beauties" lives along the main path from our Pak Kok Village home to the ferry pier!
Don't tell Lamma-Por! Don't forget your flashlight!

Googling "Many-Banded Krait":
"Known to have caused several human deaths in Hong Kong."

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Apr 7:  Postboxes, Rocks, Glass & Seaweed

Sean Creamer writes:

"Yesterday's walk inspired me to do a collage of some of the thousands of unique post boxes across the island...

...more to come as we discovered Katelyn loves to be taken for long walks!

I took my Mom and Katelyn for a walk on Lamma today to my favourite little beach. The rain, wind and tide surge brought in all these little rocks, glass and seaweed. It's not often you see stuff like this on the beach so I thought I'd make a little collage of it."

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Apr 6:  Lamma Grill Moving to Pizza Milano

Announcement:

Caroline & James are pleased to inform you all that in July
we will be opening in our new location, 36 Main Street, currently the Pizza Milano restaurant!!

Woo hoo!!!

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Apr 1:  Ex-Lammaite Wedding!

Bike Mike - Official Court Overseas Correspondent (North Canada):

(Story & photos by Bike Mike)

Baffin Island, in Canada's Arctic -
March 30, 2014:

How do two ex-Lamma residents meet?

Neither Jules Meaney nor Bike Mike had ever encountered each other on Lamma. Jules, formerly of Back Street in Yung Shue Wan had been gone from Lamma 9 years when Bike Mike arrived here.

They first encountered each other through photos both had posted on the secret Lamma-zine Gay Forum.

"I knew right away Jules was the Back Street Boy of my dreams", said Bike Mike in an exclusive interview with Lamma-Gung. Jules, who had been happily married to Bonny, also formerly of Lamma, did not know that he was "of the other persuasion" until he met the verily virile Bike Mike. "It was love at first sight", said Jules.

Bonny and Jules did not part amicably. Jules barely made it out of Toronto; all he was able to salvage from his marriage with Bonny was his pink DickStock T-shirt and his denim shorts.

Travelling to Baffin Island to join Mike, the man of his dreams, was a particularly arduous and cold venture. Fortunately, Mike had just the thermal pants for Jules to slip into when he arrived.

The happy couple will soon wed. Reverend Dan The Bastard will be officiating. Nick Lovatt, AKA Nick The Book, will give away one of the brides, and Silver Maria will give the other bride away. Bike Mike's cousin Maria runs Tigra da Lua in Tai Yuen Village, Lamma's premier fashion and jewelry boutique.

A special musical interlude at the ceremony will be sung by Lamma Dragons she-warriors: Gina Miller, Rachel Adams, and Claudia Tarr. They will be backed up by a choir of Lamma Dragons and Outrigger Canoe Club paddlers. Well-known cartoonist, song writer, singer and Bearded Ukulady Harry Harrison will perform a special solo which he has composed for the couple.

Photography will be provided by France's Fashion Photo Icon, Jean Gorguet.

"I love these guys", said Lamma Dragon Josh Sellers, "but I want everyone to know that just because I bless this sacred union doesn't mean that I steer the OC from both sides of the boat".

Wine for the reception will be the Lamma-zine house brand, Fat Bastard, supplied by famous wine baron Brad Tarr.

The wedding will take place on Baffin Island, in Canada's Arctic on April 1st. All are invited!

She-Warriors

Tigra da Lua's Maria

Blissful Bike Mike in OCC attire

P.S. Barefoot Bike Mike is a long-time Lamma-zine Overseas Correspondent, see some of his former articles below. His most recent articles seem to arrive always on the very same date every year:

April 1, 2012:  Lamma Eco-cycles Launch

April 1, 2011:  Eco-Development Starting Construction

April 1, 2010:  Island Bar Reinvents Itself

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Mar 31:  Return of the Official Court Glutton

Our former Official Court Glutton is back! He writes:

"Right! Much like the Dr. Seuss character "the Cat in the Hat", I too am back.

After years of not writing, but yet maintaining a level of private gluttony, I have been badgered and cajoled into writing mode again.
Who badgered and cajoled me?
I would like to say that it was friends who sought my opinions on where to eat.
But that would not be true.
The true reason is that some providers on Lamma who over a period of time have zipped, zapped, overcharged, under-delivered, or simply bummed me out.

I have been living on Lamma since 1996.
During that time there have been many changes on the eating front in Yung Shue Wan.
Some places are still here, some places came and went. This is completely normal and to be expected.

When I moved to Lamma, I also set up my office in Sheung Wan. After finishing a long day, on the walk to the ferry, I would look at the menus and generally decide to wait to get to Lamma to eat.
Mostly because it was substantially cheaper to eat on Lamma and to support local eateries.

However, I have noticed in the last couple of year the price differential between HK side and Lamma is reducing.
Just before Christmas last year, I had to visit the Wan Chai tax department <shudder>, afterwards I decided to calm myself with comfort food, i.e.: fried half chicken, French fries and a pint.
Turns out that the meal was better (opinion) and cheaper than Lamma (Fact. Happy Hour price on ale).
Now I am not amused, Wan Chai cheaper than Lamma!

My plan for the food reviews is to try to find dishes on Lamma that represent what I feel good value.
Simply stated: good food, good quantity, in a nice environment and served at a decent price. There are a few eateries who have tried to hold the line and they should be commended for doing so.

I hope to be able to make good recommendations as these businesses deserve our support.

You can expect my first report soon. If you have complaints or suggestions, feel free to bombard Lamma-Gung, as he likes that kind of thing."


In the meantime, can you guess from which restaurants L-G's photos above came from? Or you could simply follow our Lamma Bar & Restaurant News...

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Mar 30:  Day Ends to Great Applause!

Lisa Stella writes: "What do you get when you have a beach, music, meat, 4 dragon boats and lots of friends? One hell of a party!

On Sunday Lamma Dragons hosted their first ever invitational on Sun, Mar 16. Calling it an outlying island only event we invited the Lantau crews - and they came.

The races were designed to be fun, fun, fun and different. While boats were in the water, paddlers on the beach had a chance to make up points with hysterical beach races.

Thanks to Sarah Sullivan and James Hudson - our randomly selected captains - everyone who paddled, volunteered and Lantau for sharing our day. We believe this is the first such fun race in Hong Kong for Dragonboaters and will be the start of many, many more.

Think it looks like fun? Contact c.dingle@gmail.com and come get in a boat. Oh, and big shout out to the pink crew - the winners by a small margin on the day."

Final of the Backwards Race... including backwards prat falls  (Photos by L-G)

"Day ends to great applause and lots of drinking. Yay!"

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Mar 29:  Outdoor Underground Festival

Chris B writes: "For years now, The Underground has been quietly stirring up a storm in Hong Kong's best live music venues. Now, to commemorate our 10 year anniversary, we're emerging from our home underground to bring to you our very first outdoor music extravaganza. In collaboration with Hong Kong Fan Zone, Friday Night Rocks (aka The Underground Festival), will feature many of our very favourite Hong Kong bands. Musical styles will range from indie folk to pop rock, so there'll be something to suit everybody.

For a Friday night that rocks with good music and good fun, be sure to mark your calendars for the 28th March at the New Central Harbourfront. It's going to be one of the best nights of original music Hong Kong has seen for years!

OMG!!! It's TONIGHT!!! I'm going to be NAKED on stage at the Underground Festival at HK Fan Zone. Or will I? WHO CARES!!

There's going to be 9 amazing bands on one stage - Helter Skelter Blues Band, Hey Joe Trio, Bamboo Star, noughts and exes, Shotgun Politics, ToNick, DR.EGGS and Supper Moment. OPEN AIR AT NEW CENTRAL HARBOURVIEW (right next to HK-side Star Ferry) Come COME COME!

http://undergroundhk.com/2014/03/28/the-underground-festival-fanzone"

See below, a few of my photos. Review by Nick the Bookman pending, it'll be posted in our Music forum soon.

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Mar 28:  LamMarathon (Wo)men

"Everyone was a winner today at LamMarathon. A heroic effort was made - especially as some of the runners had been out the night before - and HK$3,658 was raised for Children with Cancer UK, bringing the total to GBP 920 (almost half way to our target!)

We had a number of people who couldn't make it but who pledged to help out. This is the web link to give via VirginMoneyGiving!

It was so nice to have so many kids take part today too - they took off like whippets to the pagoda and back. Well done kids!"   Read more...

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Mar 27:  Sewerage Works Office @ Power Station Beach

Lamma Village Sewerage Phase 2

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Mar 26:  Planet Lamma's Black Hole

YSW Harbour seen from the Old Jetty, shot on mobile phone by Trey Menefee!

This looks like one of Lamma's famous Black Holes! But those infamous Gravity Pockets are usually located very close to YSW's bars! More photos, please!

Find out how to to do a "Stereographic Projection" by yourself: Photosphere.

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Mar 19:  Ex-Lamma Quarry Plans: EIA Deadline

Deadline for comments on the EPD's Environmental Impact Assessment study:
this Friday, Mar 21!

Have a look at a Chinese/English sample letter, draft your own and submit it by this Friday, if you'd like to comment on these housing plans which will effectively double Lamma's population after completion.

Support? Oppose? Why?

See the detailed govt. proposal and plans in the study:

http://www.ex-lammaquarry.hk/download/ELQ_CE2-Digest_FINAL_LR.pdf
http://www.ex-lammaquarry.hk/eng-TheStudy7.htm

Plus some photos on what's going on in the ex-Lamma Quarry these days:

http://www.compunicate.com/Lamma-zine/PG-3/#Ex-Lamma_Quarry_2012
http://www.lamma.com.hk/forum-OK/viewtopic.php?t=7926&start=73

The "Community Engagement" will continue till May 17, mainly a few panels from the glossy project brochure displayed on and off Lamma, plus a single public meeting on May 3 in HK City Hall, just a few days before the deadline on May 3: Community Engagement.

The search for a private developer to build this dBay-style suburb will probably start soon afterwards. We're still looking for a more memorable nickname!
Lamma dBay? Quarry City? Your suggestions?

Mar 14:  The Lamma Space

This is a brand-new takeaway place in the former location of the waffle shop, just after the former Diesel's, run by Lamma Luminary Joyce, managed by Jonalyn, former cook of Jing Jing.

In case you're wondering about the mysterious name (no sign up yet), it was selected in the naming contest Joyce was running. No explanations on the winning criteria and who actually won those free drinks for one night, plus a bottle of "pineapple wine". Pineapple wine?!?

Testing The Lamma Space recently, I can highly recommend their very reasonably priced takeaways, prepared and packed with a big smile:

More Lamma Bar & Restaurant News

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Mar 13:  Doubling Lamma's Population!?

SCMP article today. Click to read and comment.

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Mar 8:  Tree Conservation by Green Lamma Green

Sat, Mar 6 @ the Pavilion above Hung Shing Yeh beach (vis-a-vis the Power Station, on the Family Trail to Sok Kwu Wan):

The Conservancy Association, GreenLammaGroup, volunteers & Lammaites performing tree conservation work at the on-going Green Hong Kong Green tree planting project! Great job and many thanks to all involved!
Click on photos for gallery:

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Mar 1:  Macro-Micro Party @ Open Space

Tonight 10pm @ Open Space (Tai Ling, half way up to the windturbine, past the Catholic Kindergarten):

"Party Purpose: to drive out recently-awoken egg-layers, incl. snakes, centipedes etc., from Open Space property with the use of large 4/4 output,
(i.e. dance music)."

Many of us have already encountered the babies of the numerous creepy crawlies, weird bugs & nasty beasties that we share our home island with. For example the tiny, but very poisonous and aggressive centipede babies crawling all over paths, up walls and into homes via any tiny opening. I just encountered a 2-incher on the bathroom floor of our 2/F flat; no idea on how it got in, maybe through the bathroom fan or up a pipe?

Instead of panicking or trying the various, often useless prevention and extermination methods, what do the Open Space Lammaites do?

Throw a party to drive the beasties out! That's the Lamma spirit! Try the same approach in your home (but only till 11pm, please!)

Join the party via Facebook:

"No active participation in pest-control from party-goers is expected, as the following have been tasked with the sonic-cull today:

JB - Junkt - Devlar - Rapsac

Other DJs may follow...

Bring a torch, plus healthy enthusiasm for hill-climbing.

Donations will be collected.

Drinks will be provided at the usual low prices and you may also bring your own too. (There will be an honesty box for drinks you wish to buy.)"


P.S. Here's the DJ lineup for the Macro-Micro party tonight, according to DJ Jimbrowski of Open Space. Click on their Macro mugshots below - looking like typical Micro Lamma Wildlife, obviously - to learn more about these DJs and their creepy habits and weird noises:

P.P.S. Who'll win this epic "sonic-cull" battle of Lammaites vs. indigenous Lamma Wildlife tonight? Bets are welcome, but my money's on the Bugs 'n' Beasties...

P.P.P.S. Very early the next morning I've been biking past Open Space:
Eerie, haunting silence, like the aftermath of a horror movie, not a soul stirring, no more sounds and noises of any kind...

It looks like the Bugs 'n' Beasties have triumphed in the end, surviving the "sonic-cull", enveloping some of the humans who couldn't flee quickly enough in white cocoons. See these 4 spooky, terrifying, all-white, cocooned corpses, some of them beheaded or their limbs torn off:

P.P.P.P.S. DJ Jimbrowski of Open Space writes:

"You must have gotten there just after the insects won a crucial battle. Music was doing well until the human side got tangled up in some sort of a silky cocoon-type-thing for the best part of a week up there. Luckily, one chap escaped and raised the alarm....

Contrary to all appearances, I believe we won in the end. OK, so there were some casualties, but all in all, not one centipede has arisen yet, (the roaches are another story.) Pictures will follow after a quick spell in the quarantine bin."


 

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