Welcome to the Pleasure Dome September 17th 2009 If you’d told me way back as a kid that I’d be flying to Beijing one day, I’m not sure I’d have known what to think.
Back then China was something of an unknown quantity, a mysterious Red Giant which, while not as likely to blow us to kingdom-come as the bloody Ruskies, still definitely resided in the ‘Not To Be Trusted’ file.
The truth is I, like the rest of the world in those days, ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Great Wall of China For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
They say your whole life flashes before your eyes just before you die.
But the big question is, will it be worth watching?
Andy & Debbie have been traversing the globe for twenty-odd years in search of the answers to Life, the Universe and Everything.
From all the signs so far it's unlikely to be 42, though in fairness, we've yet to come up with a better figure...
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