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Old 08-22-2008, 04:02 AM   #1
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Why is the weather so dreich?

This month is beyond a joke...
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Old 08-22-2008, 04:24 AM   #2
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Why is the weather so dreich?

This month is beyond a joke...
20C most days, no rain. 25C today, sunny skies, maybe some very localised storms this evening, but likely will miss us (but storms are fun anyway). August is almost always the dryest month here.

If it's a joke, it's a bloody entertaining one! I can hardly believe it's winter.

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Old 08-22-2008, 05:09 AM   #3
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Weeps copious tears - no wait, the sky is already doing that....

You got your coffee fix yet?
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Old 08-22-2008, 05:11 AM   #4
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Weeps copious tears - no wait, the sky is already doing that....
As the old ducks say (at least in the land of drought), "It's good for the garden".

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Ahh, touché.

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Old 08-22-2008, 05:19 AM   #5
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Old 08-22-2008, 05:34 AM   #6
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Does that mean you have not....?
Correct. The part did not arrive today and so we won't see it until at least Monday.. We've been walking the dogs down the road and buying a coffee each morning, just to keep the levels up.

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Old 08-22-2008, 05:38 AM   #7
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Why is the weather so dreich?

This month is beyond a joke...
Last year the miserable summer was due to:
"...the position of the jet stream, a ribbon of very strong winds which brings weather systems across the UK. For much of this summer the jet stream was further south and stronger than in a typical summer -bringing depressions across many parts of the country."

Maybe it's the same scenario this year .
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Old 08-22-2008, 06:18 AM   #9
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S'actually comparatively mild here this morning. Probably because it bucketed most of last night.
Hospital phoned yesterday, my surgery has been confirmed for 9th September (talk about short notice) but I'm warned by colleagues not to be too certain as the NHS have a habit of cancelling at the last minute. Pre-op next Thurs. Good job I didn't wait for the Astak!!!
Neurology referral still probably going to be another 5 weeks, but at least now I don't have to worry about them clashing (probably).
So my question is: what's the current street value of temazepam? I have a few going spare (nasty pills, did no good whatsoever!)
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Old 08-22-2008, 06:28 AM   #10
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everything's crossed for you Mindy - by 'eck, for DixieGal and Taylor, too - i'm running out of things to cross....
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Dangerous, people will start making suggestions......
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never, this is a family show....
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Old 08-22-2008, 09:04 AM   #14
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