“Diana: The Royal Truth A captivating first hand account of the life of one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century, Diana Princess of Wales, by the man who lived through it all. From innocent dreamer to divorced change-bringer the turbulent life of Diana was rocked the world. With exclusive insight and anecdotes […]
Versailles’ dirty secrets – Toute L’Histoire The chateau of Versailles is believed to have been a dirty palace: a place where everyone tossed the contents of their chamber pots from the windows above… Yet during the chateau’s construction, Louis XIV had given thought to commodities, and several public latrines were built as well as a […]
Giants: Friend or Foe Giants appear in almost every culture throughout history-they’ve wrestled gods, conquered empires, and inspired heroes to rise in stature. From real-life figures such as Andre the Giant and former basketball player George Muresan (who stands 7’7″), to authors Carol Rose (Giants, Monsters & Dragons) and Paul Robert Walker (Big Men, Big […]
There are very few Chinese journalists in Australia who openly criticise their government and even fewer working simultaneously on the comedy circuit. This might help explain the growing media profile of Chinese journalist Vicky Xu. When the 25-year-old arrived in Australia on a university gap year she thought of herself as loyal to her country’s […]
The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was once the densest place on earth, a virtually lawless labyrinth of crime, grime, commerce and hope. A Wall Street Journal documentary tracks its colorful legacy and brings the place alive 20 years later.