Dave Leggett | 27 September 2006
Shortly departing for Paris. Still feeling a bit numbed by the below news. Only heard the poor bloke was seriously ill very recently - he was carrying on working as normal, as far as he could - and he was only in his thirties. Anyway, Eurostar train to Paris beckons and then I will be dropping in to the Crain roundtable event, hopefully in time to catch keynote speaker Carlos Ghosn. Should be a few people there I know to have a drink with. Press day tomorrow.
I'm starting to get a small idea of the scale of things here in China, but really, I'm only scratching the surface of this vast country....
Given the startling complexity of obtaining a journalist visa for China - the code 'J2' is now indelibly stamped on my mind - it was with some surprise how swiftly I managed to sail through airport im...