World News: Taiwan’s Dangerous Situation, Post-Covid Syndrome

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, Taiwan: the most dangerous place on earthpost-covid syndrome (09:00) and Buttonwood: private-credit markets (28:55)

The Cotswolds: Exploring The Village Of Daylesford

The tiny village of Daylesford, a somewhat hidden gem, is another classic Cotswolds place to visit – not only for the fantastic Daylesford Farm Shop, owned by the Bamford’s, nestled nearby…

Daylesford is a small, privately owned village in Gloucestershire, England, on the border with Oxfordshire. It is situated just south of the A436 two miles east of Stow-on-the-Wold and five miles west of Chipping Norton. The village is on the north bank of the small River Evenlode.

Views: Wildflowers In Mason County, Texas

“Sunday Morning” takes us to Mason County, Texas, for a look at bluebonnets and wildflowers. Videographer: Scot Miller.

Mason County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. At the 2010 census, its population was 4,012. Its county seat is Mason. The county is named for Fort Mason, which was located in the county. 

Coastal Walks: Chania – Crete, Greece (4K Video)

Chania is a city on the northwest coast of the Greek island of Crete. It’s known for its 14th-century Venetian harbor, narrow streets and waterfront restaurants. At the harbor entrance is a 16th-century lighthouse with Venetian, Egyptian and Ottoman influences. Opposite, the Nautical Museum has model ships, naval objects and photographs. The former monastery of St. Francis houses the Archaeological Museum of Chania. 

Walking Tour: Pyrmont In Darling Harbour, Sydney

Pyrmont is a former industrial area on Darling Harbour, now known as a popular entertainment destination. Tourists and workers from newspaper and TV offices pack the restaurants along the wharf and in the Sydney Fish Market. The huge, slick Star casino complex offers further dining options, along with nightclubs, bars and designer shops. The on-site Sydney Lyric stages theatre, opera and ballet.