China has closed its domestic ivory market. The evening begins with speeches, each given to mark the giant step taken by China to protect the elephants of Africa.
A week ago the United Kingdom was full of hope and politics. Now, after the general election result, the politics goes on but there’s one big question: how do we get out of this?
We knew there would be a muddle, but I don’t think we ever imagined it would be quite so complicated.
The United Kingdom is on its way … but where to? The future looks complicated, and the present is far more serious than we would like it to be.
(May I stress that it’s the drama that’s caught my attention – the piece that follows is nothing to do with my own political opinions. It is just an observation.)