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Here's why I want to be in NZ

Old Jan 5th 2010, 3:38 pm
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I cannot believe this weather its been like this since 20th Dec. Here's why I want to be in NZ-dscf0020.jpg

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Old Jan 5th 2010, 5:47 pm
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The weather is certainly one element.
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Old Jan 5th 2010, 5:56 pm
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Hi Margaret, Hope you are ok. You will be over soon won't you? We will have to do a BOP meet at some point.

Just drinking my morning cuppa and Sky News has just announced that this UK winter is the worst in 100 years. The icy conditions are expected to last another 2 weeks
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Ohhh I love it, how beautiful the pics are, think I actually may miss our mad weather extremes

maybe ask me again in another 2 weeks
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Just drinking my morning cuppa and Sky News has just announced that this UK winter is the worst in 100 years. The icy conditions are expected to last another 2 weeks
Off thread but was it you wanted & got for xmas numptyhead ? am very curious

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Hi Margaret, Hope you are ok. You will be over soon won't you? We will have to do a BOP meet at some point.

Just drinking my morning cuppa and Sky News has just announced that this UK winter is the worst in 100 years. The icy conditions are expected to last another 2 weeks
That would be nice but where in the BOP are you?
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thanks for the beautiful photos. I miss my old life tho! love the red bricks in white snow!

btw, you guys must be fed up by now.

we never get to see the snow here..... so weird...
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Off thread but was it you wanted & got for xmas numptyhead ? am very curious

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Oh...will sound daft....but it was New Zealand
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That would be nice but where in the BOP are you?
We are in Whakatane....about an hour from Papamoa
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Dont forget that only to months ago, mid north island was snowed in as far up as Rotorua (I think...)...

Now, I must admit it's pretty cool the weather at the moment!!!
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Ooohhhh i miss the snow at christmas time.
It could never snow enough for me i used to love it
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Hope weather improves enough for you to get to the airport!!(and the rest of us that are leaving in January!!)........it is pretty, great to walk in and feels so good when you're snuggled up inside watching the snow fall but when it lasts & lasts and gets in the way of everyday life its a bloody pain!!! compared to you, we've got off lightly (Somerset) ....so far

Do feel for you lol.....keep warm & it won't last the whole two weeks that Sky reckon
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We are in Whakatane....about an hour from Papamoa
I know it and liked it we have been there and pedestrians have right of way if I remember rightly.
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Just drinking my morning cuppa and Sky News has just announced that this UK winter is the worst in 100 years. The icy conditions are expected to last another 2 weeks
30 years, I think they said
Just been looking at my 1979 diary. It snowed on 27th December 1978, next time we saw our lawn in it's entirety was 9nd March 1979 but was short lived as we had 14ins of snow again on 15th March. On 13 February we had snow 3 feet 10ins deep around our house. Great winter that was, loads of time off school
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30 years, I think they said
Just been looking at my 1979 diary. It snowed on 27th December 1978, next time we saw our lawn in it's entirety was 9nd March 1979 but was short lived as we had 14ins of snow again on 15th March. On 13 February we had snow 3 feet 10ins deep around our house. Great winter that was, loads of time off school
Remember it well......got married on 29th Dec '78 in Cornwall, snowed in for a week, perfect honeymoon.......except BIL & wife were staying with us and I was off sick with bad back (work related I hasten to add!)

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