A Maverick Himalayan Way is the sixth in a series of unconventional travel books by New Zealand author Mary Jane Walker. With 294 images, A Maverick Himalayan Way describes Mary Jane’s adventures in Nepal, Sikkim, Dharamshala, Kashmir, Chitral and the Hindu Kush, China, Japan and more southerly parts of India.
After visiting Great Britain and Northern Ireland, I ask whether the Brexit campaign has been totally mishandled and is going to lead to the break-up of Britain, something a Scottish political scientist named Tom Nairn predicted back in the 1970s. Brexit has raised an Irish Question, a Scottish Question and even a Shetland Question, as well as major issues of political trust and, most recently, a demonstration by 670,000 in London backed by Mayor Sadiq Khan (a London Question, too?)Continue readingView more blog posts
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