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From: patfryk <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] ADMIN - Snowing in Grahamstown
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 07:38:48 +1200
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This very outsider asks what's BafanaBafana?
Patricia
----- Original Message -----
From: "Patricia Finlay" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, June 17, 2010 12:54 AM
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] ADMIN - Snowing in Grahamstown


> >From my window:
>
> Things are "hotting up" here in Pretoria in preparation for the Bafana
> bafana match. A large contingent of cops have been gathered at the Union
> Building grounds, the vuvuzelas can be heard, (poor sleeping babies), ...
> many students seem to have gone home tho leaving the festivities to the
> locals and visitors. The students have been partying with tv screens set
> up
> around a braai and camp fire, all kitted out with vuvuzelas, t-shirts,
> flags, hats etc., often errupting in rhythmic vuvu... sounds, almost
> chant-like.
>
> The skies are blue with not a breath of wind to even stir the trees, well,
> almost.
>
> Thank you to all for the well wishes!!
>
> Pat
>
> On 16 June 2010 13:27, Elaine <> wrote:
>
>> All the best for a speedy recovery.
>> Your will be in my prayers
>> All the Best
>> Bless you
>> Elaine
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Patricia Finlay" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 11:22 AM
>> Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] ADMIN - Snowing in Grahamstown
>>
>>
>> > Greetings from an unusually cold Pretoria! (temperature reached zero
>> > celsius last night!)
>> >
>> > Thank you for sharing and your invitation to do likewise!
>> >
>> > Hear hear to your sporting comments!
>> >
>> > I am tucked up in bed (have been for some time now) with my laptop on
>> > an
>> > overbed table. I watch n hear life via the internet and the vuvuzelas
>> (the
>> > crescendo let's me know when a goal has been scored...). Within the
>> > next
>> > day
>> > or two I will be undergoing major surgery and will be away for several
>> > weeks.
>> >
>> > BECKY, COULD YOU PLEASE UNSUBSCRIBE ME UNTIL 15 JULY
>> > (reluctantly) -- just so that my mail box does not clog up.
>> >
>> > Thanks for the findmypast link. Sadly I will miss the freebie. Perhaps
>> > I
>> > could persuade my nieces to use it...
>> >
>> > Very warm greetings to you all!
>> >
>> > Pat
>> >
>> >
>> > On 16 June 2010 10:47, Becky horne <> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Greetings and salutations from a VERY cold and wet PE.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> I believe it is snowing in Grahamstown - first time in 35 years. So
>> >> all
>> >> crazy East Capers are jumping into their vehicles and heading off to
>> find
>> >> snow. It's Youth Day in South Africa and a public holiday.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Those of us that are staying at home are most probably still in their
>> >> pj's
>> >> sipping hot coffee and watching replays of the football matches on TV.
>> >> Football has really dominated the headlines since last Friday and
>> >> everybody
>> >> seems to be caught up in the frenzy. Flags are everywhere and there is
>> >> such
>> >> a wonderful vibe. Sport has again played its role and united South
>> >> Africans.
>> >> Who would have thought this could happen - definitely not the media. A
>> >> couple of months ago headlines were screaming out anarchy in South
>> >> Africa.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> With my busy schedule and when I can get to my PC, I skim through my
>> >> emails.
>> >> I picked up findmypast.co.uk offer only because I had to force Geoff's
>> >> email
>> >> through and now see that there is also one from Sue. Thank you both
>> >> for
>> >> keeping EC informed. I will try it on Friday when England plays
>> >> against
>> >> Algeria. Kick-off is 20h30. SA is 1 hour ahead of the UK. About 6
>> >> hours
>> >> ahead of the US. I think SA is 7 hours behind OZ and about 12 hours
>> >> behind
>> >> NZ. Happy hunting everyone - good luck!
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> This email has taken me 2 hours to draft with all the distractions. I
>> >> yearn
>> >> for the days when I can sit down at my PC again and spend the whole
>> >> day
>> >> doing research. But for the moment this small contribution will have
>> >> to
>> >> suffice. Maybe your day is as busy as mine? The List is very quiet
>> >> because
>> >> of everyone's busy schedule but if you have a moment to spare how
>> >> about
>> >> sharing your day with us. All I ask is that you remember to use the
>> >> same
>> >> subject header, be kind with your thoughts and remember to snip.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Bye for now.
>> >>
>> >> Becky
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
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