train bombing

*Good morning. I’m going start your day off with a ‘Sidebar.’

Generally, EURThisNthat will have some unbelievable, or heartbreaking news story at the crack of dawn. Or something sensational. And there is plenty out there, believe me. But not today. You see that headline? Unfortunately, its not one of fiction. It’s very real. And if you are someone who still thinks it doesn’t apply to you, I have one question to ask you as my new BFF:

May I join you on Planet Make-believe? 

Our world has gotten a lot smaller over the past two weeks. Remember when people used to refer to six-degrees-of-separation when describing the number of people we are connected to at any given turn-of-events? Well even that has changed.

Now its more like three.

Our world started getting smaller in 2001. Specifically on September 11. I recall it vividly because I had just returned from New York City the day before al-Qaeda terrorists carried out a series of four attacks that left thousands of people dead and changed the lives of families and friends forever.

Now, with the recent attacks on Paris, and other assaults, the UK National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (Nactso) has issued guidance on what we should and should not do if we find ourselves caught up in a terrorist attack.

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