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"MANGO MADNESS" TIME OF YEAR IN AUSTRALIA'S NORTHERN TERRITORIES...

"Mango madness" in the Top End

by:David May
From:National Features
October 15, 2011 11:30pm





Top End locals enjoying the sunset at the Trailer Boat Club on Fannie Bay in Darwin, Northern Territory. Picture: Supplied


IT'S the beginning of the wet season in the Top End, when temperatures go up, rain buckets down and locals lapse into a distinctive brand of lethargy they call "mango madness".



But even through The Wet, Darwin is still a magical city, with air-conditioners on full blast, mangoes dropping from the trees and spectacular rolling storm fronts lighting up the tropical sky almost daily.

Darwin, you may be pleased to learn, is no longer the sole preserve of stubby-clutching bogans in shorts and thongs falling about on the streets with more alcohol than blood in their veins.

The city's preferred watering holes these days are alfresco bars, buzzing boardwalk cafes, gourmet restaurants or just an outdoor get-together on a beach with deck chairs and an esky.

Darwi…

IMO BLOG CELEBRATES 7 MONTHS & 100 THOUSAND PAGEVIEWS !!! ...

By Will Cavan Executive Director International Mango Organization (IMO) Vista, California
www.mangoworldmagazine.blogspot.com

October 15, 2011




Seven months ago, MANGO WORLD MAGAZINE went digital thanks to GOOGLE BLOGSPOT.
The magazine was founded 11 years ago.
The IMO has never had an accurate way of keeping track of followers.
IMO is pleased to report that we have many from all over the world!
Since March 14, 2011, thanks to GOOGLE ANALYTICS , IMO can accurately report on our success story.
Today we pass the 100 thousand pageview mark thanks to world wide support for our concept.
With the latest update three weeks ago, the IMO BLOG finally is able to offer the service dreamed of 11 years ago.
Thank you for your support!
MANGO WORLD MAGAZINE looks forward to anothe decade of     reporting on all things mango.


PAGEVIEWS BY MONTH: 



ALL TIME (Since March 14, 2011) TOP TEN Pageviews by Countries





United States            (50%)
50,744


Germany                   (5%)
4,911


Philippines                 (4%)
4,136


Indi…

THIS IS WHERE "JANGO MANGO" SHOULD BE SPENDING TIME & MONEY...

Students say aloha to good nutrition

by Morgan Wall
Staff Reporter


Morgan Wall/The News
William Perdue tries a star fruit at Flat Rock Elementary School Thursday morning.




Morgan Wall/The News
With a Hawaiian theme, Flat Rock Elementary School students try mango, starfruit and coconut Thursday.



Morgan Wall/The News
Kandis Ingram with the Surry County Health and Nutrition Center talks to students the colors of different fruits and vegetables.



Despite the rain and slightly chilly temperatures, Flat Rock Elementary School went Hawaiian on Thursday.

Students at the school celebrated good nutrition and physical activity during a day filled with activities. They enjoyed a tropical selection of fruits as part of the school’s fresh fruit and vegetable grant provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The students were able to taste mango, starfruit and coconut before voting on their favorite for a school-wide tally.

“With the Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Grant, they get to try different fruits and ve…