The plan; British Indian Ocean territory and Diego Garcia; Tristan; Gibraltar; Ascension Island; St Helena; Hong Kong; Bermuda; The British West Indies; The Falkland Islands; Pitcairn and other territories; some reflections and conclusions.
Simon Winchester is also the author of "Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded" and "The Map that Changed the World".
Simon Winchester has had an award-winning 20 year career as Guardian correspondent. He lives in New York and is the Asia-Pacific Editor for Conde Nast Traveler and contributes to a number of American magazines, as well as the Daily Telegraph, the Spectator and the BBC. He has written numerous books. The River at the Centre of the World (Viking 1997/Penguin 1998) has been shortlisted for the 1998 Thomas Cook/Daily Telegraph Travel Book Award.