During my visit to Beijing in June 2017, I visited the Geological Museum of China in the west central part of the city, near Xisi subway station. This museum opened in 1959 and is showing its age, but it does… Read More ›
During a recent visit to Nanjing, I visited Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum. Sun Yat-sen was the first President of the Republic of China following the collapse of the Qing Dynasty in 1911. He later founded the Nationalist Party of China (Kuomintang)…. Read More ›
Theresa May has announced that she will serve the Article 50 notice on 29th March. This means that the UK will leave the EU two years later, in March 2019. As a strong Remain supporter, I continue to hope that… Read More ›
While in Nanjing last November (2016), I visited the ‘Presidential Palace’, located on Zhongshan Avenue in central Nanjing. The Presidential Palace is a museum comprising numerous buildings, pavilions and well landscaped gardens. It is located on the site of a… Read More ›
Looking back over previous posts on this site today, I was struck by my 31 August 2015 post ‘Will Immigration Concerns Lead to Brexit?’. As I predicted in that post, immigration has indeed become the number one issue of the… Read More ›
I set out below a few photos from my recent visit to Beijing. I will also be writing a few posts about specific places I visited there.
I have visited an area of green belt in north west London, specifically around the town of Denham in Buckinghamshire. It should be noted that Denham is inside the M25 and approximately 25 minutes by train from Marylebone Station. House… Read More ›
Atul Gawande, the US based surgeon, Harvard academic and writer, will be delivering the BBC Reith lectures this year, starting on 25th November (BBC Radio 4). You can view an outline of the lectures here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/6F2X8TpsxrJpnsq82hggHW/dr-atul-gawande-2014-reith-lectures Gawande has recently published a… Read More ›