Earlier this year I went along the Karakoram Highway for the first time. Lacking both time and a Pakistani visa, I was unable to complete the whole route from Kashgar […]
Treasure for pirates, a bumper catch for fishermen, freedom for refugees and vitamin D for pasty tourists; Hong Kong’s coastline and the warm waters that surround it have long fulfilled […]
Deep within the Kunlun mountains (昆仑山 Kūnlún shān) lie enormous reserves of jade. Thick veins of nephrite – from opaque, milky-white stone to the more typical deep green type – […]
You may have already seen the photos from the first half of my trip across Gansu, Qinghai and Xinjiang – here’s the second batch, for your viewing pleasure. These latest […]
Time for some photos, I think. Here’s a whirlwind look through my route so far – from Lanzhou to Khotan. Enjoy!
Hong Kongers! One of my photographs (the ‘Man with Pipe’) will be up for sale at an exhibition in Hong Kong this weekend. The event is being held to raise […]
I’m in Yunnan at the moment, doing a mini road-trip and visiting old haunts and friends en route – lots of fun, but very little time to write anything. So, […]
Unconsciously, I always leave my biggest, least pleasant jobs until Friday afternoons, usually sometime after 4pm. It’s only then that I realise that a whole, lovely weekend stretches ahead of […]