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You Can Now Add Ziplining Into a Life-Sized Godzilla Statue to Your Post-Pandemic Travel List – Concrete Playground

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No trip to Tokyo is complete without a visit to Shinjuku’s Godzilla head, which towers down on the popular district from Hotel Gracery Shinjuku. If you’re a fan of the King of the Monsters, you’ll now need to add another stop to your next Japanese itinerary once international travel resumes: amusement park Nijigen no Mori, on Awaji Island in Hyogo prefecture.

First announced in 2019 and open for business since October 10, 2020, the theme park has just become home to a life-sized version of the scaly creature — even if Godzilla’s actual size has changed over the course of its 65-year history. The kaiju was 50 metres tall in the 1954 Japanese classic that started the long-running monster franchise, and measured…



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Sydney Sixers beat Adelaide Strikers in Ellyse Perry’s return to cricket, three WBBL games rained out

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Ellyse Perry lost eight months of cricket but none of her nerve as the star all-rounder crashed a boundary with three balls remaining to secure the Sydney Sixers’ WBBL win over the Adelaide Strikers.

Making her long-awaited return to cricket after injuring her hamstring during Australia’s successful T20 World Cup campaign in March, Perry scored 14 not out, took 0-8 with the ball and effected a run out on her return at…



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Sixers win rain affected season opener | Sydney Sixers

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The Sydney Sixers started the WBBL|06 campaign with a win defeating the Adelaide Strikers under the Duckworth Lewis Stern method in a rain affected match at North Sydney Oval on Monday.

Initially chasing 69 to win from nine overs, which was revised to 46 from six after a further rain delay shortened the chase, the Sixers secured victory with two balls to spare at 1/47.

In her first match back from her hamstring injury, captain Ellyse Perry claimed 0-8 from two overs and scored 14 not out from 16 balls. Player of the Match Alyssa Healy top-scored with 27 from 16 balls and took a great running catch with the gloves.

 

Sixers debutant Lisa Griffith took two wickets with her first two legal…



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Weather News – NSW wet weather inundates Central Coast as rockslide damages homes at Great Mackerel Beach

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NSW wet weather inundates Central Coast as rockslide damages homes at Great Mackerel Beach



By Ben Millington, Jean Kennedy and Graham Creed,

Monday October 26, 2020 – 17:18 EDT

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Several houses have been affected by a rockslide at Great Mackerel Beach.
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Several homes have been damaged during a rockslide at Great Mackerel Beach on Sydney’s northern beaches….



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