Last week, I went to see Slyvia the musical, inspired by the extraodinary life of suffagattes leader Slyvia Pankhurst. (An amazing production. If you haven’t seen it. Hurry and go!) Last night, I had the pleasure of having Helen Pankhurst, her grand-daughter, over for dinner. Following her family tradition, Dr. H. Pankhurst is also an… Continue reading The Pankhursts
I was on the BBC World Service’s Weekend program this Saturday. It’s a news and current affair program, summerising the happenings of the week. It always has two guests who have the chance to comments on the events and talk about their careers and life. I’ve done a few times before and I particularly enjoyed… Continue reading On BBC World Service Radio
Here’s an interesting piece about the growth of Christianity and spiritual vacuum in China, in which I am quoted. https://apnews.com/a2e4a0436fba4146a156daef77885945.
I am always fascinated by cemeteries, interesting placex to explore, to get lost and to reflect life and death. A few years ago, I visited Highgate Cemetery in North London, known among the Chinese as the lasting rest place of Karl Max. I failed to join a guided tour then – seriously you have to… Continue reading Highgate