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You would not belive it.
Wed 31-Mar-10
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mutley
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It's snowing lol Smug. Now who was that, that said its going to snow lol where is a weather man when you want one Whistle. and more to come yet.

Wed 31-Mar-10
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Please Mutley could you now forecast the perfect long hot summer  ( with no midges )  Thank you very glad!!!

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Wed 31-Mar-10
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Ok i see water shortages very hot summer may be new record ? roll on wither lol.

Wed 31-Mar-10
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Oh I'll believe it's snowing all right.

We had a cracker of a storm here last night, with power dips and blizzards. The other side of Norn Iron got it even worse, with people being emergency-lifted from some higher roads. There were widespread powercuts and flooding in Belfast. I brought my waterproof trousers with me this morning in case I needed them. I could have done with them more yesterday though.

Calmer tonight thankfully.

Wed 31-Mar-10
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I was thinking about you Shereen as  you are not too far south of me and I know how bad it was here.  We have trees down and small damage.  No snow lying though unlike other parts of Scotland. Glad to hear you are fine.  Spring indeed!

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Thu 1-Apr-10
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Yes indeed, Shereen. Hope that you and yours survived OK. I hear that many power lines are down in Norn Irn.

By contrast, I really do expect this summer to be the long promised "good one".

Fingers crossed.

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Thu 1-Apr-10
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Glad to hear that you've survived Shereen.  It sounds horrendous over there.

I'll try that again!

Fri 2-Apr-10
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Thanks guys x

We got through unscathed compared to other parts. We had power dips, howling gales, and torrential rain that turned to snow drifts. But the most damage we had round us was bins blown away, for sale signs down and plants blown over. There were power cables down a few miles away and we could see them sparking in the sky. And a workmate had to be rescued after he got snowed in in his car on top of the Glenshane Pass. Him and a couple of hundred other travellers.

Needless to say I had the candles, matches, wind-up torch, filled flask and blankets at the ready!

Sun 4-Apr-10
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We had a glorious few days and then followed by some soft spring rains, it is shining at the moment but looks like it could rain but joy of joy our snow has nearly all gone now. Feeling sorry for you folks caught in the storms - hope it is not coming our way though Eeek

Sun 4-Apr-10
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I think the weather will just get worse so ill take the winter insted of the summer its to hot.

Sun 4-Apr-10
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A calm Spring day here today with blackbirds rooting in the flowerbeds, magpies squabbling on the roof and house windows open for frresh air. We especially needed the fresh air because of the roast dinner in the oven.

Mon 5-Apr-10
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Another beautiful morning so it looks like we might venture into the top half of our garden as that has been snow free for the longest. I did look to see what had survived the winter and my majoram defintely has, sage possibly, thyme some plants did and I think some succumbed and I think I may have lost all my lavender despite being very diligent and getting them covered with branches from fir trees early on to protect from frost. Oh well! It was a harsh winter as the temperatures dipped really low too early before there was enough snow to give them a good protective covering.

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