Inside Britain’s Secret Courts

Inside Britain’s Secret Courts

Investigatory Powers Tribunals are where you complain if you think the government is spying on you. They’re usually held behind closed doors but this year a few select public hearings have taken place, so I went to check one out. (Vice) Continue reading

Hong Kong: A Tale Of Two Cities

Hong Kong: A Tale Of Two Cities

There are two sides to every story in Hong Kong. Twenty years after the former British colony was returned to Chinese control, exploring this territory reveals a place that is at once ancient and modern, an urban metropolis with a sprawling rural hinterland. (Lonely Planet Traveller) Continue reading

Model villages

Model villages

The spirit of peace and love lives on in a few special places across Europe. I share the five big ideas behind these tiny utopias. (Easyjet Traveller) Continue reading

Just back from: Malta

Just back from: Malta

Experiencing the colourful and vibrant carnival in Valletta, visiting Saint John’s Co-Cathedral and seeing the Azure Window just weeks before heavy storms knocked it down. (Lonely Planet Traveller) Continue reading