Floating restaurant Jumbo sinks

The Jumbo restaurant, a famous Hong Kong Floating restaurant that closed in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, capsized on Sunday near the Paracel Islands, in the South China Sea days after it was towed away from the harbour where it operated for nearly 50 years. The vessel encountered adverse conditions and began to…

London’s Mystic Myths

Bronze Lion Heads with mooring rings in their mouth line the Victoria Embankment, on the northern bank of river Thames, was created for Bazalgette’s new embankments in 1868, with a Mystic rhyme “ accessible via Temple ( Circle and District line), When the Lions drink, London will sink. When it’s up to their manes, we’ll…

iPhone 14 Pro with enhanced camera

  iPhone 14 Pro is Apple’s upcoming flagship smartphone with a new 48 MP camera, a 6.06-inch 120 Hz LTPO OLED, with a massive resolution of 2532 x 1170 and joined by a 12 MP ultra-wide-angle shooter and 12 MP telephoto lens. The 48 MP main camera will be paired with an f/1.3 lens with…

Foundations of an Empire

The Cloaca Maxima, ( Cloaca, Roman goddess), one of the world’s earliest sewage systems and a sacred symbol of Roman culture and Roman engineering, was built during either the Roman Kingdom or the early Roman Republic, around 600 BC, under the orders of the King of Rome, Tarquinius Priscus, to drain local marshes and remove…

Power of resilience: Child Poverty

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Andrea Elliot of The New York Times investigates eight dramatic years in the life of Dasani Coates, a child with mega imagination as the skyscrapers, near Brooklyn homeless shelter. Dasani’s ancestors from slavery to the Great Migration north, grows up, moving with her tight-knit family shelter to shelter, is named for the…

Insight into the pandemic shutdown

The new virus news emerging from China in December 2018, risk-averse financial markets were alert to its potential for disruption. Yet they could never have predicted the total economic collapse that would follow Covid-19’s wake, as stock markets fell faster and harder than at any time since 1929, currencies across the world plunged, investors panicked…

Ye Old Cheshire Cheese

“SECRET Wonderland– A NEW  SATURN HERALD OCCASIONAL COLUMN Lovers of London History, Lovers of Real Ales, Lovers of Writers – This “watering hole” has something for all…. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese – 145 Fleet Street, Wine Office Court, City of London EC4A 2BU, nestles behind a fairly or even very  modest entrance, close to the…

Bali a paradise

5c75d1bf-4c5a-4d41-b86c-4c27fe24724a Indonesian Island Bali known for its iconic rice paddies, forested volcanic mountains, coral reefs, Cliffside Uluwatu Temple and beaches. The island is famous for its yoga retreats. The city of Kuta to the south with lovely beaches and bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dra are popular resort towns. Bali’s magical blend of culture,…

Sony World Photography Awards 2021

Sony announced the winners of the professional category of the 2021 Sony World Photography Awards. With Craig Easton named as the Photographer of the Year for his work on the representation of communities in northern England. His project addresses issues of social deprivation, housing, unemployment and immigration as well as the impact of past and…