Just watched the news and the stories of the families are just heartbreaking. Many, many people all thinking- if only. If only we had gone somewhere else/not gone to church/ stayed in bed longer.
The economy there is going to be severely hit, as is of course what those who took part or planned the murders wanted. The FO advice is that all but essential travel to Sri Lanka
On Sunday morning around 10am she was stood ironing when she heard the first blast. They are building a hotel nearby and she thought it was the workmen, then realised that they wouldn't be working on a Sunday.
One of the hotels bombed (Shangri-la) my lad & wife spent NYE there with the wife's aunt last year.
Terrible, frightening and sooooo sad.
How do these islands recover from this, the places they bombed are very upmarket as well. The Shangri -la. madness.
He is an only child & quite cosseted by both his mother (who is widowed) & my husbands mother. Needless to say it's hightend their nervousness. The world is being made smaller for the young especially. So sad.
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