Robert Powell – the Himalayan Artist
25 December 2020 | Culture
▲ Robert Powell in Kathmandu in 1999 with a painting of a house front in Mustang. The Australian architect-artist died just before Christmas – on 16 December. The Nepali Times underlined his importance to the Himalayan region in a lengthy obituary written by Linda Ke...
Hong Kong to London – views along the way
5 March 2011 | The rest
Sometimes flights offer fantastic views from start to finish, like QF 127 on Monday 28 February 2011, a Qantas 747 heading from Hong Kong to London. First of all we took off heading west and then circled round east to fly directly over Victoria Harbour, the rapidly na...