The gorgeous county of Cornwall is perfect for a holiday when the weather is good - head to the beaches to catch some surf, meander along the clifftop Cornish Coast path or simply take a picnic to a beauty spot to soak in the scenery.
It's time to stop idly watching the decimation of our communities, and instead look to implement a multi-billion pound, long term water management infrastructure plan that will safeguard these wet little isles for decades to come.
Reports of continued fighting in South Sudan are worrying. But even more distressing is how little attention this humanitarian crisis is generating. Let us not underestimate the scale of the crisis in the world's newest nation.