Chinese New Year
Happy Year of the Ox. Although Chinese New Year's Day fell on 26 January this year ... er ... roughly, the celebrations in London take place tomorrow with colourful displays, dancing, singing, dragons and gong-bashing, organized by the London Chinatown Chinese Association. It's a major assault on the Englishman's traditional day of rest, but very picturesque. As few English people live in London any more, the noise doesn't matter. Liftoff is at noon. Click the title link for details.