A blog circulating on Chinese social media lists the various ways in which Chinese society today is “in a rush”. It mentions – among other things – having children through cesarean section, the race to the top in education,overuse of antibiotics and a preference for doing things through the “back door”. Few of these habits… Continue Reading Trust in the future?
“This isn’t good enough for a bed chamber!” The “this” referred to was Westminster Hall. The speaker was William Rufus, the son of William the Conqueror. Perhaps Rufus was used to something grander. Yet an elaborate, hammer-vaulted roof the size of a football pitch and as high as three double-decker buses sat one upon the… Continue Reading Westminster by touch – Ellen Bassani