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Waterborne diseases threaten Kashmiris

KASHMIR: Emergency workers battled on Monday to prevent waterborne diseases from spreading, as fetid water swilled around the Kashmir valley more than a week after the region’s worst flooding in more than a century. 1,285 more words


Wisdom from the Past

Most of you know I am a parent, with many beautiful grandchildren, none of whom I get to see enough.

When I do see them, I try to pass on a little wisdom, but my words are not always adequate, so sometimes, just sometimes, I rely on the wise words of others. 332 more words


Christchurch - City of Cranes

I knew that Christchurch was a city still in recovery. The devastating earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 were news all over the world. In fact, it’s the main reason I wanted to come to see it. 868 more words

New Zealand

Lacking Motivation For Everything

This probably happens to even the best of us, but I have seemed to havehad a massive load of ‘cba’ dropped on my head in the last week or two. 248 more words

In A Flash

I was blessed to have a week of vacation with my family at the end of August. As a former coastline dweller, it is important to me to get some salt air in my lungs, feel some sand between my toes, a hear some sea life. 847 more words

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