The Dangerous Spread of Misinformation and Racism

  “Every group feels strong, once it has found a scapegoat.”Mignon Mclaughlin The only thing which has seemed to spread as rapidly as coronavirus, is racism and it is potentially even more lethal. This post was originally written way before coronavirus had taken hold around the world’ (Ok yes I am angry about the attack […]

Saying Hi To Our Chinese Students, Who Cannot Get Back Right Now.

Upon first hearing about the coronavirus, the first thing I said to my daughter was, “Great.” Just what the world needs – another excuse for racism.” Education is my passion. I have devoted my life to it. I consider there are few, if any, problems in this world, upon which a good education system, does […]

A Bumpy Ride

We all have our moments when we realise we have been conned. We had loved experiencing Beijing and being transported by cycle rickshaws. Our first rickshaw peddler had been an elderly gentleman, who had profoundly worried us. We had feared he might have a heart attack at any moment. He had bravely struggled up hills, […]