Desertification - a growing problem
Can you imagine a desert exactly the size of Sri
Lanka (65,610 Sq Km)? If we place Sri Lanka in the Mojave Desert in
the USA, they will match almost perfectly. But if it is difficult to
imagine a desert the size of Sri Lanka, Sahara, the world's biggest
desert, would be mind-boggling at 9,400,000 square kilometres.
It was tough going at S. Thomas’
Looking back now at my time at S. Thomas’, I
find it hard to believe that everything could have moved so swiftly.
In January 1982 I was still very much flavour of the day, with a few
parents whose children had been sent to Prep asking that they be
transferred because at last College seemed to be getting back to
what they had known and loved.