Journalism 

 

Review of Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India” by Shashi Tharoor, 4 June 2017

Review of Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court by Audrey Truschke, 10 May 2016

Review of Incarnations: India in 50 Lives by Sunil Khilnani, 19 April 2016

Review of India’s War: World War II and the Making of Modern South Asia by Srinath Raghavan, 25 March 2016

Review of The Raj at War: A People’s History of India’s Second World War by Yasmin Khan, 6 September 2015

Review of Beatson’s Mutiny: The Turbulent Career of a Victorian Soldier by Richard Stevenson, 11 June 2015

Review of The Tears of the Rajas: Mutiny, Money and Marriage in India 1805-1905 by Ferdinand Mount, 4 May 2015

Review of Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary by Anita Anand, 24 March 2015

Review of The Destruction of Hyderabad by AG Noorani, 15 February 2015

Review of Masked: The Life of Anna Leonowens, Schoolmistress at the Court of Siam by Alfred Habegger, 1 February 2015

Review of Farzana: The Woman Who Saved an Empire by Julia Keay, 8 December 2014

Review of Iqbal: The Life of a Poet, Philosopher and Politician by Zafar Anjum, 21 November 2014

Review of Mobilizing Gay Singapore: Rights and Resistance in an Authoritarian State by Lynette J. Chua, 24 September 2014

Review of The Last King in India: Wajid ’Ali Shah (1822-87) by Rosie Llewellyn-Jones, 16 September 2014

Alone with Dieyi in the Dark: an excerpt from Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-Wing, 5 June 2014

Review of Ramachandra Guha's Gandhi Before India, 18 May 2014

 

Review of Damon Galgut's novel Arctic Summer, based on the life of E.M. Forster, 2 April 2014

 

Review of Ken Bridgewater's novel, Open Verdict, 2014

 

Review of Susheila Nats's Asian Britain, 13 January 2014

 

Review of Jason Wordie's Macao, 9 December 2013

 

Review of When the Tiger Fought the Thistle, 4 December 2013

 

Review of The Siege, 24 November 2013

 

Review of The History of Bhutan, 17 June 2013

 

Review of Hobson-Jobson, 23 May 2013

 

Review of The Man before the Mahatma: M.K. Gandhi, Attorney at Law, 1 December 2012

 

Review of India: A Sacred Geography, 11 October 2012

 

'A Muse Abused: The Politicising of the Amritsar Massacre', 17 July 2012

 

Review of Ashoka, 13 April 2012

 

Review of Sonia Gandhi, 14 February 2012

 

'The Veracity of Edmund Backhouse', 3 August 2011

 

'Out of Nepal', on Gurkhas, Writing about Gurkhas, and Chris Bellamy's Gurkhas: Special Force, 30 July 2011

 

Review of Great Soul, 29 May 2011

 

Review of India: A Portrait, 9 May 2011

 

Review of Churchill's Secret War, 15 December 2010

 

Review of Xu Xi's Habit of a Foreign Sky, 13 November 2010

 

Review of Fatima Bhutto's Songs of Blood and Sword, 18 July 2010

 

Review of Stephen Simmon's The Planter's Wife, 28 May 2010

 

Review of Burying the Bones, 11 May 2010

 

Review of Andre Aciman's Eight White Nights, 23 April 2010

 

Review of Body2bodyA Gay Malaysian Anthology, 2 February 2010

 

Review of William Dalrymple's Nine Lives 24 January 2010

 

Review of Archibald Wavell, 15 April 2009

 

Review of Gandhi and Churchill, 7 August 2008

 

Review of Empires of the Indus, 22 July 2008

 

Review of Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger, 9 July 2008

 

Review of Gender, Sexuality and Body Politics in Modern Asia, 9 May 2008

 

Review of Vishnu's Crowded Temple, 30 December 2007

 

Review of Andre Aciman's Call Me by Your Name, 30 November 2007

 

Review of Indian Summer, 25 November 2007

 

Review of Ramachandra Guha's India after Gandhi, 22 August 2007

 

Review of Lynn O'Donnell's High Tea in Mosul, 15 May 2007

 

Review of Forgotten Wars, 12 April 2007

 

Review of William Dalrymple's The Last Moghul, 28 January 2007

 

Review of The High Road to China, 17 December 2006

 

Review of Pankaj Mishra's Temptations of the West, 20 September 2006

 

Review of David Gilmour's The Ruling Caste, 10 September 2006

 

Review of Victoria's Wars, 20 August 2006

 

Review of Falling Blossom, 1 May 2006

 

Review of Untouchables, 8 January 2006

 

Review of Thug, 21 December 2005

 

Review of Sahib, 27 October 2005

 

 

 

Tough Barriers Still Exist for Transgender People to Marry in Hong Kong: 9 April 2014

 

Hong Kong's Bill on Transgender Marriage is Inhumane, 11 March 2014

 

Two approaches to End Discrimination against LGBT, 22 December 2013

 

Hong Kong's Business Community Steps out of the Closet, 29 October 2013

 

Has the Hong Kong Government Hamstrung Its New Anti-Discrimination Body, 11 October 2013

 

Sexual Minority Rights in Hong Kong Obstructed by Christian Churches, 4 October 2013

 

Norm Yip's new magazine, 17 June 2013

 

Review of The Gurkha's Daughter, 8 February 2013

 

On Top of the World: Arthur Tam, 31 January 2013

 

Suddenly Single, 4 September 2012

 

Marshall Moore's story collection Infernal Republic, 29 August 2012

 

Denise Tang's new study of lesbian spaces in Hong Kong, 15 June 2012

 

A Stranger's Child, 2 April 2012

 

Queer Politics in Taiwan, 7 October 2011

 

Queer Bangkok, 28 September, 2011

 

David Prices's novel Chinese Walls, 18 August 2011

 

The Canker of Discrimination inside Hong Kong's Government, 28 July 2011

 

Scud's film Love Actually Sucks, 25 July 2011

 

Falling into the Lesbi World, 14 July 2011

 

Island of Demons, 31 May 2011

 

Mr Diva's Master Class, 4 May 2011

 

Bangkok Freefall, 15 February 2011

 

Clifton Kwan, 7 February 2011

 

Digest of 2010's Later Articles

 

The Chi Hung Foundation Gala, 3 March 2010

 

A Single Man, 22 February 2010

 

Hiketilla, 26 January 2010

 

Sunil Pant: Nepal's Rainbow Revolutionary, 2 December 2009

 

The Gay We Were, 11 November 2009

 

Out of China: Zhou Dan, 21 October 2009

 

Hong Kong's Fruits in Suits is 5! , 19 October 2009

 

Sound and Light: Henry Lam and Samuel Wong, 8 October 2009

 

Ahoy There Sailors!  Sail with Floatilla, Hong Kong's Best Kept Secret, 2 October 2009

 

The Search is On: Mr Gay Hong Kong, 8 September 2009

 

Behind the Cameras: Hong Kong's GDot TV, 14 July 2009

 

Review of Philippine Gay Culture, 9 July 2009

 

From Personal Trauma to Activism: Kenneth Cheung, 19 June 2009

 

Review of Obsession, 28 May 2009

 

Out and Loud: Brian Leung, 25 May 2009

 

A Life in Progress and on View: Hong Kong Playwright Pak Li, 27 April 2009

 

Assaults by Hong Kong religious right on HIV NGOs and LGBT Groups,  26 March 2009

 

700 March in Hong Kong to protect Civil Rights from Christian Right, 16 February 2009

 

Here Come the Brides, 22 January 2009

 

Review of Undercurrent: Queer Cullture and Post-Colonial Hong Kong, 13 January 2009

 

What the Recent Polls Mean for Hong Kong's LGBT Community, 17 September 2008

 

Back in Business: Hong Kong's LGBT Cooerdinating Body, 25 June 2008

 

Towards Inclusion in Hong Kong, 30 May 2008

 

What Lies Behind Siu Cho's Struggle in RTHK Case,  4 January 2008

 

The Epidemic Worsens, 26 June 2007
 

Gmagazine

 

August 2006 - The Ex-gay Industry - Anything but Straight

 

September 2006 - Sticks and Stones?

 

October 2006 - Gay Marriage

 

November 2006 - In the Name of the Father

 

December 2006 - The G Quotient

Seaways

The Magazine of the Nautical Institute

 

January 2007 - Firearms abd Piracy: The Case for a Change of Practice

 

September 2006 - Counter-pirecy Devices: Their Manning and Protection

 

The Journal

The Journal of the 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles Association

 

Garrisoning Hong Kong at the End of an Era - No. 94, 2014, pp. 107-110.

 

The Journal of Historical Biography

 

Review of Life Writing: Autobiography, Biography and Travel Writing in Contemporary Literature. Proceedings of a Symposium Entitled: "The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature", edited by Koray Melikoglu in the Journal for Historical Biography 3, Spring 2008.

Live On: the Overseas Newsletter of the Royal British Legion

Our 'Thank You' to The Chinese Who Laboured Behind the LInes in the 1st World War, 3 December 2018, pages 16-17

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