Tag Archives: India
A notable bicentenary in 2013 is that of the birth of David Livingstone. I wrote about Livingstone almost exactly two years ago (without noticing at the time that his birthday was on 16 March). Since then, we have published more … Continue reading
In the last few days, a British government delegation, headed by the Prime Minister, has been in India, talking trade, visas, and, inevitably, the colonial past.
The television news inevitably gives you odd, partial ideas about places you are never likely to visit. Take Tibet: the highest mountain in the world, the highest railway in the world, eternal rocks and snows, bleak, inhospitable. But there is … Continue reading