At the start of 2017 I said that I wanted to travel to Asia and Asia-Pacific that year. From May I got to work in reporting and public information for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (or, more simply, OCHA) in South Asia (Pakistan and Bangladesh). At the beginning of December andContinue reading “Travels through Asia”
I often pass by this steel band orchestra in Croydon High Street, usually at the weekends. I think they’re great, and I defy you not to shake your shoulders in time to their sunny music. I like that it’s a mixed group – agewise and ethnically. You can find their website here.
Southwark Cathedral’s moody night exterior wouldn’t be out of keeping in a gothic novel. Tucked away on the south bank of the River Thames in London, it is bathed in an inky, misty blue light, an eeriness surrounding its ghostly hues. Inside, however, is a different story as music lights it up with the mellifluousContinue reading “Music to my ears”