23 February 2016

Turning libraries into community centres

Libraries are for reading, not knitting.

Books 30 November 2012

Is Venice really sinking?

A brilliant new book puts today’s doom-laden debate about Venice into historical perspective, arguing that it is informed more by a downbeat view of humanity than by hard facts.

10 September 2002

Alive and kicking

The Muay Thai children who fight their way out of poverty.

11 May 2001

Muay Thai in Koh Samui

Ten days of intensive Thai boxing is a great holiday. But in Thailand, it is a livelihood and a business.