Australian counter-terrorism police have stopped a suspected plot to bring down an aeroplane. They seized materials in the raid that could have been used to make an improvised explosive device.
Extra security has been put in place at domestic and international airports.
Although it is frightening to think of another terror attack it is heartening to know that this one was foiled and no harm came to anyone.
The family of a man who died after being apprehended by police has appealed for peace after violent protests in the wake of his death. Twenty-year old Rashan Charles was wrestled to the ground in East London, on 22nd July and died about an hour later. He became ill after trying to swallow an object.
Clashes broke out on Friday night as protesters blocked part of Kingsland Road and set mattresses alight.
A spokesman for the family called for “dignified” protest, adding “Burning down homes will not give justice.
My thoughts and prayers go out to Rashan’s family.
This week started out tough as I teetered on the edge of a breakdown. I won’t go into any real detail but after some tough words, amazing support and love I managed to turn it around and take back the power in my life. Until the issue, which is causing me distress has been resolved I will be doing the bare minimum.
Had a nice time with my good friend and her son last night as we devoured a curry and watched “Daddy’s Back.”
Mainly only editing done this week, I’m about half way through before I return it to my editor for the second round.
The winner of the author of the month prize went to Pamela Dykes Jones who has yet to claim her copy of one of Rose English’s books.