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Old Jan 15th 2008, 4:13 am
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so come on, let's have a good old British style whinge about the weather.

I'll start, shall I?

My 10 minute walk to work today was stretched to 30 by firstly avoiding large puddles, and then working up the dignity to de-shoe and roll up in the middle of the road for the final crossing... had to wait until I was out of view of a schoolbus-full of kids

I hear on the radio that Emirates is totally blocked in the northern direction from the first Sharjah turn off to National Paints.

Ankle deep outside my office, which is now an island
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Originally Posted by jvr20 View Post
so come on, let's have a good old British style whinge about the weather.

I'll start, shall I?

My 10 minute walk to work today was stretched to 30 by firstly avoiding large puddles, and then working up the dignity to de-shoe and roll up in the middle of the road for the final crossing... had to wait until I was out of view of a schoolbus-full of kids

I hear on the radio that Emirates is totally blocked in the northern direction from the first Sharjah turn off to National Paints.

Ankle deep outside my office, which is now an island
I love it, makes a nice change, even though the roof is leaking in my house but kind enough to fall into the bath

Must remember to not keep my window of car open as you quickly forget the effect of a passing speeding car going through a puddle has on you being soaked inside the car ......
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I hate it. Feels as if I am living inside a dishwasher right now.
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its a nightmare. reminds me too much of England

my usual 20 minute commute took 1 hour and 20 minutes this morning!
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omg, it's horrendous...the roads are wild, it took ages to do the school run and we all got soaked, and it's getting worse by the minute...

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Our street has been transformed into a kneedeep puddle...
Taking the little one to school this morning, there was a Ferrari going through a pool that reached the windscreen...that was funny....
I love to go to the desert in a couple of week, cause it will have turned really green just like last year...
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Our street has been transformed into a kneedeep puddle...
Taking the little one to school this morning, there was a Ferrari going through a pool that reached the windscreen...that was funny....
I love to go to the desert in a couple of week, cause it will have turned really green just like last year...
I would love you to go to the desert too. Meanwhile, please leave my Ferrari alone.
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Old Jan 15th 2008, 6:00 am
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I would love you to go to the desert too.
what...and never come back again
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what...and never come back again
You must be a mind reader amongst all your other many talents...
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You must be a mind reader amongst all your other many talents...
I'm sure it can be arranged
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Old Jan 15th 2008, 7:22 am
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You must be a mind reader amongst all your other many talents...
yeah...it's shocking the amount of filth that goes on in that little head of yours.
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Old Jan 15th 2008, 7:38 am
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Uptown Mirdif Primary school has just been closed....too much leakage in the building, and if it keeps on raining they won't be open tomorrow either...
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JVR, the image of you rolling up your trousers and wading through a puddle in the road is wonderful... You're a village boy at heart, aren't you?

Me, I'm liking the rain even tho I get soaked every time I go out for a fag break.
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Uptown Mirdif Primary school has just been closed....too much leakage in the building, and if it keeps on raining they won't be open tomorrow either...
oh joy...let the heavens open, lol...

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Originally Posted by shakh your bootie View Post
JVR, the image of you rolling up your trousers and wading through a puddle in the road is wonderful... You're a village boy at heart, aren't you?

Me, I'm liking the rain even tho I get soaked every time I go out for a fag break.
do they let all the fags go out for a break?
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