Category: China

Airbus A380

Coming Home?

Like most things to do with travel insurance, extracting us from Hong Kong takes longer than you could possibly think. On Thursday, we’re going to...

Sign reading YES made with yen, euro and dollar signs - TST, Hong Kong.

Fit to Fly?

It’s an indulgent buckshee week in Hong Kong. Zac and dad head to the movies, to the arcades, barely surfacing from the air-conditioned tunnels and...

Zac being prepared for surgery in Hong Kong.

Good to Go!

There’s a bustle in the room when I snap awake, an orderly cluster of pastel-dressed nurses, neat in pink, apricot, mauve and chocolate, emitting the...

Detail of MRI scan output.

The Longest Night

After Zac’s epic and terrifying reaction to Stemetil, I am now quietly confident that everything that could go wrong already has. After a refreshing cigarette...

View over the site of Xanadu, Kublai Khan's summer palace.

In Xanadu…

There are some places on this earth that have a magic in their name. Samarkand. Timbuktu. Xanadu… And, as Xanadu is pretty much on the...