A Quick Lap of Tahiti

2 January 2023 | Places

In December 2022, so just before Christmas, I spent two weeks on the Aranui 5, the iconic cargo-passenger ship which makes a regular run from Tahiti in French Polynesia out through the Tuamotu atolls to the beautiful mountainous islands of the Marquesas. It's a trip w...

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London – Galleries & Museums

4 October 2022 | Culture

◄ Hallyu! The Korean Wave Hallyu! The Korean Wave at the Victoria & Albert Museum until Saturday 25 June 2023 showcases the colourful and dynamic popular culture of South Korea, exploring the makings of the Korean Wave and its global impact on the creative indu...

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Museums & Galleries

19 December 2010 | Culture

OK, it's time to look back over the last year. Starting with Museums & Galleries. Reading through my diary for the past 12 months there sure were a lot of them! Some highlights: ▲  The Alexandria Library right on the Mediterranean Coast in Egypt. An interesti...

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On in London

3 October 2010 | Culture

 ▲ Gauguins in Moscow's Pushkin Museum My lengthy stay in London concluded with a visit to the Gauguin exhibition at the Tate Modern. I’ve made lots of visits to French Polynesia, including working on a couple of editions of our Tahiti & French Polynesia guid...

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