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The Lamma Space, Prime, Hot Dog Station,
Twilight Fish Market under construction
Ferry Fares to rise
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YSW Ferry Pier Bike Clearance
Brand on the Beach on TVB Pearl Report
Lamma Calendar 2014 raised $27,225
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& friends @ The Island Bar
LamMarathon @ Tai Peng - South Lamma
Lamma Dragons Invitational
Solemnity of St. Clare @ Catholic Kindergarten
Edible Flowers @ Fanling
Comedy Night @ Prime Bar & Grill
Cantonese Opera @ YSW Football Pitch
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listing here and in the
Feb 22 - "New to
Try Dragon Boating, Meet New People, Be Part of Lamma's
Feb 21 -
Wilson will be running the London Marathon this year in
support of Children with Cancer UK."
Feb 6 - "Blood -
Damage after Typhoon Vicente, first T10 in a long time."
- by Eva.
Feb 5 - Looking back
over Lamma-Gung's last 7 years on Facebook, it's like a
quick and simple history lesson of Lamma.
Feb 4 - Read and see
more of Sean Creamer's photo blog post in The Guest
P.S. Like to see one more?
Feb 3 - A little,
nightly, 15-layer copy-and-paste job from my
ever-changing, seasonal smartphone home screen.
Feb 2 - "3 fire
engines, 1 ambulance, 1 fireboat, 1 rescue boat, 1
police boat & large crowd of onlookers for..."
Feb 1 - A few random
photos of nighttime in quiet Pak Kok Village.
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
Throw a party to drive the beasties out! That's the Lamma
spirit! Try the same approach in your home (but only till 11pm,
"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
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
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
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
corpses, some of them beheaded or their limbs torn off:
Email from the Lamma Police:
"Please help to disseminate the Police Appeal on the
prevention of "Naked Chat Blackmail". There is an upsurging
trend of this nature of cases in which victims met strangers
through online conversations on social media platforms.
Later they were lured to expose their naked body or
conduct lewd sexual acts which were then captured by the
culprits who then extort the victim for money and threaten to
upload the recording onto the Internet.
In order to raise the awareness
on prevention of this nature of crime in the Lamma Community,
please help to upload the poster and inform public to use the
HK Police Force Official YouTube Channel to watch two
[Chinese-only] episodes relating to this crime:-"
Police Report -
(See attached file:
Naked Chat Publicity Materials.doc)
I just came across a very interesting but ancient article in the Los
Angeles Times about Lamma, published in 1998. It mentioned several Lamma
Celebrities by name, calling them
"Offbeat Britons". These three fascinating originals have made
numerous appearances on this website, especially in our early years:
Hunter Walloff, Dave Parker, John Hutton.
The LA Times story really sounds like a blast from the past, Lamma in the
last millennium, before it started changing quite dramatically in the 16
years since then. I've got a good idea where all these Lamma Celebrities are
these days, at least the last time I've heard from them or saw their
Read the story and correct me if I'm wrong!
An opportunity to spend valuable time together, this series will be
filled with action and adventures that will strengthen the bonds between
fathers and their children. This is the chance for Dads to unleash the hero
Only Half the Man I Used to Be
Photo by Pete Gable, a few years ago in DbAY
"Lamma's Jack Wilson will be running the London
Marathon this year in support of
Children with Cancer UK. There will be a charity run on
Sunday 16th March where you can join Jack on his training
and donate to this worthy cause.
Sign up by email to
email@example.com to join the run and put
LamMarathon in the subject line.
We are asking participants to
part with a minimum of HK$100 to join the run, starting at 8 am
from Jack's place in Tai Peng. You can choose from 3 distances:
- The Quickie (to the pagoda on the way to Sok Kwu Wan
- The Up Over and Back (Sok Kwu Wan and back) or
- The Big One (Sok Kwu Wan, round South Lamma and
Bacon butties and cups of tea await all runners on their
return to Jack's house. You can also support Jack and Children
with Cancer UK by making an online donation via
VirginMoneyGiving. Many thanks."
Jing Jing - The Waterfront - Concerto Inn (Hung Shing Yeh beach)
The Bay Rest. (Mo Tat Wan) - Prime Bar & Grill
Bar & Restaurant News: Valentine's Day menus
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Lamma's favourite son
Fat Gor (Chow Yun-Fat) has got two major movies
showing in HK's
cinemas over these Lunar New Year holidays. The 3rd
installation of his famous God of Gamblers series,
the fantastically amazing
The Monkey King (more about this later).
From Vegas to Macau Canto-Comedy, there's a silent cameo appearance of another
Lammaite. It's just a few seconds of him getting kicked in the
head, probably the shortest-ever appearance by a Lammaite in a
major motion picture. Mixed Martial Arts expert Frank
proudly told me over breakfast in Jing Jing (where Lamma's
champions refuel) about the filming in a Macau casino. He
showed me a selfie of himself and Fat-Gor on his smartphone:
Mixed Martial Arts
Alain Jaquier writes: "Lamma Unicorn dance is going around today...."
"Blood - Damage after Typhoon Vicente, first T10 in a long time." -
More Lamma photos by Eva...
Looking back over
Lamma-Gung's last 7 years on Facebook, it's like a quick and
history lesson of Lamma; from early concerts to Diesel's final days.
That's what I'm posting on Facebook, no personal stuff,
quite similar to the Lamma-zine; not replacing it, but complementing it.
Read and see more of
photo blog post in
The Guest Room...
Like to see one more photo blog post by Sean?
Dusk and Dawn,
including some of his best Lamma sunset/sunrise photos (the first one is
being featured in the Lamma 2014 calendar this month, Feb 2014).
P. P.S. ...and one more:
A little, nightly, 15-layer copy-and-paste job from my ever-changing,
seasonal smartphone home screen (courtesy of the Themer app). Yes,
I've got too much free time on my hands for horse-play over these beautiful
...after enjoying a fantastic CNY dinner with my extended and growing
Chinese family, see below. Some of them just love to share their foodie
social media, see below, perhaps following Gung-Gung's (bad) example?
Christopher writes: "Lamma Emergency!!!
3 fire engines, 1 ambulance, 1 fireboat, 1 rescue boat, 1 police boat &
large crowd of onlookers for...
....1 man standing on a rock next to the YSW jetty who might get wet when
the sea comes in...
Exciting stuff... Can we get a TV series out of this, I wonder?"
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