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From: "Darrell A. Martin" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] While you're waiting - Luxury - was Status of v5.05
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 18:36:50 -0600
At 12:07 AM 3/1/03 +0000, Jeff Piper wrote:
>Meanwhile in the cold North of England (probably nothing to Yellowknife) the
>crocuses are just starting to appear. The temperature has been rising and
>spring appears to be approaching. A couple of mornings with thick fog. One
>was with the fog lying in the valleys and the Tyne was a grey blanket with
>the arch of the Tyne Bridge rising up out of it.
>I have yet to spot a lamb but it's just a metter of time.
>Stanley Co. Durham
>Land of the Prince Bishops
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Caroline Gurney" <>
>Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 11:56 PM
>Subject: Re: [TMG] While you're waiting - Luxury - was Status of v5.05
>Chris Sackett wrote:
> > My garden is ablaze with daffodils but then I'm a bit south of you! Took
> > advantage of sunny spell between showers to walk dogs on cliffs. Trees and
> > bushes a-budding. Spring in the air.
> > Chris Sackett of Guernsey
>Lucky you, to live in beautiful Guernsey. Here in Southsea we have a very
>mild climate for England - being protected by the cliff of Portsdown Hill to
>the north and the Isle of Wight to the south. My lemon trees stay outside
>all year round and I had fuschias blooming in the garden well into January,
>until the really cold weather began to bite. But nothing compared to the
>Channel Islands. I see Condor are offering a return ferry fare from
>Portsmouth to Guernsey of £62 - looks tempting, providing the sea is calm -
>I am not the best of sailors.
You folks are making me homesick for a place I have never been within 3,000
miles (5,000 kilometers) of.
Darrell Allen MARTIN
a native Vermonter currently in exile in Addison, Illinois
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