Marching On Together


Marching On Together I have had a romance with a lady since my childhood just like thousands of other people around the world who are also in love with her. I have remained in love with her through the many bad times and the few good times, my love for her has never faltered and never will. My lady's name is Leeds United and she is just five games away from returning to the English Football Premiership, after sixteen years in the football wilderness. In the sixties, seventies and early nineties my lady was known as "Super Leeds," however in 2003, my love was relegated from the English Football Premiership due to financial miss-handling by her owners. "Super Leeds," dropped down to the third tier of English football. If Leeds United can grab ten points from their last five games my lady will be back where she belongs in the higher echelons of English football and I can once more embrace my love with happiness.

Leeds 5 v 0 Stoke, 7 points needed from 4 games... Swansea City 0 v 1 Leeds United, 4 points needed from 3 games...

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Scientists surprised by the eruption of the Kambalny volcano in southern Kamchatka Russia: Last eruption in the 1700's

Photo Siberian Times
The eruption of the Kambalny volcano in southern Kamchatka on Saturday has surprised scientists of the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT) of the Russian Academy of Scientists. "KVERT's specialists since 1993 have been monitoring both by satellite and visual methods the volcanic activities and nothing pointed to a possible eruption of the Kambalny," KVERT's head Olga Girina told TASS on March 25.
"It is a pure surprise for us."
"We continue the monitoring and will analyze possible threats as data come in," she added.
Earlier on March 25, the local branch of the national geophysical service said the ash erupted from the volcano to the height of six kilometers may fall on Severo-Kurilsk (a city on the Paramushir Island).
KVERT's head assured the correspondent the danger has gone now as the ash flow has moved south-east from Paramushir.
However, the high, orange, alert level remains for the aviation.
The Kambalny volcano (a conical volcano built up by many layers (strata) of hardened lava, tephra, pumice, and volcanic ash) is in Kamchatka's south.
Its previous eruption supposedly was in the XVIII century, and prior to that - in about 600 B.C.
The crater is about 800 by 400 meters.
The name originates from the name of River Kambalnaya, as the explorers called it because they saw it was rich in kambala (the Russian name for flatfish).