The last Englishman dies
THE KING OF TONGA died near my house the other day.
No, I don’t live in Tonga.
The king preferred to have his medical treatment in Hong Kong, were hospitals have state-of-the art medical technology such as disposable tongue depressors, beds, hacksaws, etc.
To most people, King George Tupou V was a shortish, heavy man who was always surrounded by an ento…