Christmas celebrations at The Bhavan remained true to its performing arts history.

Christmas celebrations at The Bhavan remained true to its performing arts history.

This article was kindly submitted by Savio Mathews. Picture Credit: Sharad Raval A rainy Sunday afternoon and overcast skies with a warning of further showers greeted patrons and friends of the Bhavan as they made their way into the warm confines of the building. A bustling reception area with a brightly lit...

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London’s Air Ambulances take off

London’s Air Ambulances take off

In September last year, Robert was driving home from work when his motorbike hit a lorry.  The impact threw him into the air.  He lost a kidney, smashed his ribs, damaged his liver and bowel, and punctured his lungs.  He was unlikely to survive.  Waiting at home were his girlfriend...

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Ethiopia’s fast-paced growth has defied Afro-pessimists, but a strong economy is not a panacea to all of the nation’s woes

Ethiopia’s fast-paced growth has defied Afro-pessimists, but a strong economy is not a panacea to all of the nation’s woes

 ‘No one can blame Africa for the weather, but most of the continent’s shortcomings owe less to acts of god than to acts of man. These acts are not exclusively African… but African societies, for reasons buried in their culture, seem especially susceptible to them.’ This excerpt was lifted from...

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The ceremony of the Christmas cake at the Royal Hospital

The ceremony of the Christmas cake at the Royal Hospital

“Onward with pride and purpose” The Royal Hospital, founded in 1682, was designed by Christopher Wren and John Soane. It is the impressive, historical home of about three hundred Chelsea Pensioners, all of whom are veterans of the British Army. Many events take place there during the year, but at...

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Kung Fu: Oriental Buffet Restaurant

Kung Fu: Oriental Buffet Restaurant

This Oriental Buffet Restaurant, since its recent launch, has flourished and become an established part of the Kensington and Chelsea dining scene. Its popularity is not surprising as eating there is a most enjoyable experience. My friend and I were pleased to escape from the busy Earl’s Court Road and...

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