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Weekend update: Storm of the century?

All last week, we had pretty dire warnings about how bad the storms were going to be. 100km/hour wind, torrential rain, the tail end of a typhoon, wow it was going to be  446 more words


Colombo — Its Streets and Picturesque Glimpses

මම ගොඩක් බය වුනේ රතු මුහුදෙදි කාටත් වගේ තිබ්බ කම්මැලිකමයි විඩාවයි මඟීන්ගෙ කෝපයට නරකට බලපාලා දරුණු භේදයක් ඇතිවෙයි කියලා. ඉන්දියන් සාගරයේ වුනත් හිටපු දවස් 6යේම ඔලුව වෙනත් පැත්තකට ගෙනියන්න කියල දේකට තිබ්බේ ඉගිල්ලෙන මාලුයි නැව ඇතුලේ පැතිරුණු කටකතායි විතරයි.

Edward Carpenter

A simple design can change lives

It may be simple, but it has certainly been effective. Islanders on Kerrera, near Oban, have benefited form a recent scheme to extend the ferry slipways and build a breakwater, which allows them to get on and off the island at any time. 45 more words


On The Beach


Today was largely overcast with the occasional glimpse of the sun. Jackie drove us to Mudeford and back. 209 more words

Kate and Will's Farewell

It was an action packed week for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their two young children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. It was the youngster’s first debut into the celebrity status that they’ll have to endure all of their lives, but by the time they left, both seemed quite comfortable with the adoring crowds and cameras watching their every move. 322 more words


A favourite walk at sunset

The evenings are much shorter at the end of August than around the summer solstice.  We decided to have a look at the setting sun over the sea, which entailed climbing a hill.  60 more words