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since 29/11/2002


Hula Hoops Original Crisps 10/12/2002

Anyone fancy a salted ring

Member Advice on Pregnancy 07/12/2002

Pregnancy - The truth.

General: Bali 06/12/2002

I urge you to go back to Bali

General: Bali On Saturday October 12th 2002 just after 11pm a small bomb exploded in Paddy’s Bar on Legian Street in Kuta, Bali. This was shortly followed by a huge explosion that came from a car parked across the street outside the Sari Club. Both Paddy’s Bar and the Sari Club were full of young people; travellers, tourists, surfers, honeymooners, ex-pats, bar staff, doormen, prostitutes, DJs. A mix of people from all over the world and from all walks of life, all with one thing in common, to drink, dance, mingle and enjoy themselves. Both bombs killed people outright, and then fires started. Most buildings in Bali are made mainly of wood, these were no exception, the fires spread rapidly, and the buildings collapsed trapping hundreds of people. The lucky ones managed to escape, over 400 were injured, a huge part of Kuta was destroyed and the death toll was nearly 200. When the bomb went off I was on a Royal Brunei flight to London that had left Bali the same day with my Balinese husband and our daughter. The news of the bombings shocked us to the core; my husband had been in the Sari Club with his brother and his mates just two weeks before for his last night out before leaving, being pregnant I’d stayed at home but he’d bumped into at least five of my friends that night and he wasn’t there long. It was very possible that many of our friends and family had been in the vicinity of the bombings that night and our first few days in Britain were spent trying ...

BBC - CBeebies 05/12/2002

The Fimbles 30/11/2002

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