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From: Jennifer <>
Subject: Re: [TRIVVIES] Channel Isles snow
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2005 09:30:45 -0800
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Could have sent you a nice warm "outdoor" hug just a few days ago,
Miriam (we had three glorious weeks of sunshine) . . . but the weather
changed Monday to wet. Still . . . I'll send a warm "indoor" one
instead. Hope this is winter's last fling and spring is on the way.

Miriam B wrote:

>The Channel Isles ground to an almost complete standstill yesterday, Monday, due
>to snow. All the schools closed, St Anne's here on Alderney sent all the
>youngsters back home. The bus couldn't run. Airports were closed for parts of
>the day. Jersey said that they haven't had snow clearing vehicles for the last
>10 years.
>Irene had been in Guernsey for the weekend so she had another one of her
>'Airport days' There were to have been 2 of them on the 10:00 flight but one was
>to have been a day-trip so he gave up and went home. By midday other flights
>were going off and Irene had to wait until the 15:30 which did get away more or
>less on time.
>I decided that no-one in their right mind would want to do much shopping so I
>stayed indoors until it was time to pick I up from the airport.
>Islanders have never known it be so cold for so many days!! I hope the heating
>oil supply can keep up!!
>warm hugs gratefully received!!!
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