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Old Feb 17th 2017, 8:30 pm
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Hard molded seats?

The Ulsterbus Blues
The were blue, actually. Couldn't find a picture of the seats but here's the bus they could be found in.

Look at this glorious bastard:

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Old Feb 17th 2017, 8:42 pm
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The were blue, actually. Couldn't find a picture of the seats but here's the bus they could be found in.

Look at this glorious bastard:

http://hampshirebuses.weebly.com/upl...264514.jpg?685
They are good, if unnaturally clean.
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Old Feb 17th 2017, 8:45 pm
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They are good, if unnaturally clean.
Probably a restoration. I don't think they got that dirty in service though. At least not on the outside. All the rain kept them clean.
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Probably a restoration. I don't think they got that dirty in service though. At least not on the outside. All the rain kept them clean.
I am noticing that it's mostly cloudy in that pic.
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Old Feb 17th 2017, 9:17 pm
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I am noticing that it's mostly cloudy in that pic.
Judging by the 'Hampshire buses' in the URL, that is actually a picture of a restored bus taken in England but yeah, mostly cloudy does tend to get used a lot to describe the weather on the Antrim coast
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Judging by the 'Hampshire buses' in the URL, that is actually a picture of a restored bus taken in England but yeah, mostly cloudy does tend to get used a lot to describe the weather on the Antrim coast
Hampshire buses does a rally of "vintage" buses through Winchester every year.

RetroBus Running Day - Hampshire Bus & Coach Preservation
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Hampshire buses does a rally of "vintage" buses through Winchester every year.

RetroBus Running Day - Hampshire Bus & Coach Preservation
That's kind of cool.
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Old Feb 21st 2017, 8:18 am
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16.4 inches of rain so far this month...and yes it is currently raining. Only one week to go!
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Mid 50s and drizzle this morning. Very British weather.
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Old Feb 24th 2017, 8:45 pm
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Low 60's F today and the last couple of days.

Quite lovely.

Most of the snow has melted.

The garden looks like a scene from a zombie horror movie though.
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73 this afternoon.
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Old Feb 24th 2017, 9:19 pm
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Low 60's F today and the last couple of days.

Quite lovely.

Most of the snow has melted.

The garden looks like a scene from a zombie horror movie though.
Similar temps here. Spring is really in the air...though I'm not at all certain we're finished with winter--& snow--yet!

Now that the snow is all finally melted, my gardens are mostly messy heaps of dead autumn leaves (my favourite mulch! )... But here & there daffodil sprouts are poking up, and iris spears, and a few fragile budding snowdrops....
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Similar temps here. Spring is really in the air...though I'm not at all certain we're finished with winter--& snow--yet!

Now that the snow is all finally melted, my gardens are mostly messy heaps of dead autumn leaves (my favourite mulch! )... But here & there daffodil sprouts are poking up, and iris spears, and a few fragile budding snowdrops....
I miss Daffodils Can't grow them here, well they produce a few down in the 'chilly' areas of NSW and Victoria but they cost the earth to buy. Love the sight of banks and banks of daffs we had in the UK.
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Old Feb 27th 2017, 10:25 am
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Similar temps here. Spring is really in the air...though I'm not at all certain we're finished with winter--& snow--yet!

Now that the snow is all finally melted, my gardens are mostly messy heaps of dead autumn leaves (my favourite mulch! )... But here & there daffodil sprouts are poking up, and iris spears, and a few fragile budding snowdrops....
Yup, a few daffy's poking up here as well. We have had the opposite winter of yours. Dec thru February below average each and every month along with much of the west and western Canada etc... Just goes to show that the weather in the NE US is not typical around the world.
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Still strangely mild and springlike in the midwest.

Not complaining, but what does this mean for summer? An inferno?
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