‘A Near Comical Height’

By / May 2014

Photographer Martin Pilkington tells the story behind a picture from Burma: “Although Burma has many problems, not the least of which is an oppressive military regime, you do not see many visibly unhappy people there. It is such a contrast to London.”


A Sense of Place: Jane Austen and Mandalay

By / September 2013

A Myanmar river cruise, a British book fest, and more in this week’s roundup.


Morning Departure

By / April 2013

Two tired dogs and a departing train at Yangon Station at sunrise. Chris Watts sends this stunning snapshot form Burma.