One minute you’re going about your business, the next the Earth falls apart beneath your feet.
by Martin Harris 5/4/20
Any other time this would have been high on the TV news, but not only was it eclipsed (obviously enough) by the George Floyd protests and the COVID 19 situation (two faces of the same narrative in my opinion), it also rated well below Dan Carter’s rugby allegiances (worthy of two lengthy news items in the same timeslot!).
For me this brought back memories of the Christchurch quakes and was a reminder of rapidly and drastically life can change. Imagine coming home and finding an expanse of water where your house was?
And TV news never even mentioned the dog surviving. Can’t have good news overshadowing the gloom of Dan Carter’s career choices now, can we?
Landslide Occurs in Alta, Norway – Jun. 3, 2020
(Translated from Norwegian): A total of six buildings were taken by the landslide that went on the Kråkeneset in Talvik in Alta municipality earlier this afternoon.
“We know that there is at least one house, a hut and a dog taken from the rage,” said operations manager Torfinn Halvari in Finnmark police district to Dagbladet just after the rage had gone.
It was the dog Raija who was involuntarily involved when the landslide took the one-year-old dog, and several other holiday homes, out on the sea in Kråkenes.
Read more: https://www.dagbladet.no/nyheter/her-…