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Dispatches from the Dark

Most countries mark the passage of seasons by the changing colours of the trees. In Libya, we mark it by the power cuts.

It must be summer, because the electricity has been cut not once, but twice today, marking a grand total of five hours of electricity. 440 more words


ఇంకా అధికారంలోనే బంజారాహిల్స్..

ఇంకా అధికారంలోనే బంజారాహిల్స్..

నిన్న కురిసిన భారీ వర్ష బీభత్సం నుంచి భాగ్యనగరం ఇంకా తేరుకోలేదు. గంటకు 50 నుంచి 100 కిలోమీటర్ల వేగంతో వీచిన గాలి దెబ్బకు ఎక్కడి చెట్లు అక్కడే కూలిపోయాయి…………..Read More……….

Review: Apr 2 -9... Wet and Wild Week

 It was a wet week that stared off with a cold grey and wet weekend.

I made a mess of things this weekend, and it just has to stop. 976 more words

2016 - This Year Is Mine!

Surprises can happen when the wind blows

LIST five things you love about yourself, someone on Instagram exhorted me. Well, it was Monday morning and quite honestly there could be little to love about anyone, least of all me, on a day that had broken in such a tempestuous way. 559 more words

Columns 2016

Fun in Kudla – Power Cut Day

Power cuts are part and parcel of life in Kudla, but they can turn your life topsy-turvy. Since I plan my working day in advance, a power cut can literally destroy everything, as it did today. 646 more words


BT Broadband crash

There are a few events in life that pull one back to a sobering reality. Most are a phenomenon of our reliance on modern technology like turning the ignition key in the car to no avail or putting the card in the cash machine to find it has run out of cash!  709 more words


Microfiction: Black out

This piece was written for Margo Roby’s Tuesday poem tryouts. The theme, Lights Out, is electricity outage, power cuts to us Europeans. Yes, I know, it isn’t a poem. 282 more words