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...

Sunday, 30 December 2018

December volcano uptick! Mount Agung Bali Indonesia blows once again

Mount Agung 2017 eruption photo credit Wikipedia

Mount Agung in Karangasem regency, Bali, erupted again early on Sunday, the volcano's observatory reported.
An ash column that spewed from Mt. Agung's crater during the eruption could not be monitored as thick fog shrouded the peak.
The eruption caused ash to fall on to several areas around the mountain.
"The eruption occurred at 4:09 a.m. local time but the height of the ash column could not be measured because of the heavy fog.
The eruption was recorded on a seismograph with a maximum amplitude of 22 millimetres and a duration of three minutes and eight seconds," the observatory said in its report on Sunday morning. The Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) announced that the alert for Mt.Agung was being maintained at the third level while the danger zone was still within a radius of 4 kilometres from the peak.
The centre warned all people, including tourists, to stay away from the danger zone, where no activity is allowed.
Authorities have forbidden climbing on Mt. Agung since its volcanic activity increased in 2017. "Volcanic activities in the danger zone are dynamic and can change at any time, according to the condition of the mountain," the observatory said.
People living along rivers at the foot of Mt. Agung have also been warned to remain vigilant for possible cold lava flows, which can occur during rain.


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