AUSTRALIA AS AN IMMIGRATION HAVEN – 150,000 STRANDED IN BANGLADESH FLOOD – RUGBY INJURIES OF WORLD CUP WINNING ALL BLACKS
Three things in News Today:
b) 150,000 are caught up in flooding in Bangladesh.–Visit Global Drowning Fund to make a difference.
c) Rugby World Cup Winners’ injuries and the price of rugby’s fame in the game of hard knocks.–Watch Grant Fox, Michael Jones & Joseph Stanley & Son.
Injuries due to sporting prowess of stars feeling as if they need to keep up expectations of a nation’s hopes and dreams, in a game that is like a national religion of sports… and lives being lost through poor political planning, lack of water and food in far off nations, are the themes of these stories today.
[Images: Close Up, Dawn.Com & The Age].
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 27.6.12~