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    Hi there Magenta, yes we're still rather raw about Jessie, she was such a lovely dog and was a very loving dog of great character. Along with the other 5 dogs and one cat, she will be greatly missed.

    As regards the weather, we just are not used to very long hot summers in this country, and I know it is all to do with this global warming period that we are going through. Of course Greenpeace warned about this back in the 60s, and had people of authority taken any notice, we would not have such a big problem now. Typical ostrich mentality, but then what can one expect from the prats that are supposed to be leading our various countries ? It's all 'I, me, my' and money, money, money, and hang the rest of us.

    I expect I shall be well gone from this mortal coil by the time things really get nasty, but my son will probably have to cope with it. I feel very sorry for the children that are youngsters now, and I just want to apologise to them all for the stupidity of the various governments who cannot see warning signs, and take appropriate and effective action. Very sad. It was a rather good world that we had, and that through greed we ruined it for our children.

    Oh happy days ! I know that I shall endeavour to make the most of what time I have left. Sorry about my gloomy diatribe, Magenta, but I will say that I'm very glad that I am not where you are at the moment. I wish you all the best !
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    Hi All, it's been a while, still kickin here! The weather here in Florida, has been extremely HOT, HUMID, and Rainy, no drought here. Heading back to NE at the end of this month, hopefully will have more time to visit here.
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    Hi there Cars. I forgot that you were the one who spent the winter in the south and the summer in the north. It's good that you are not suffering a drought like Australia is., with of course it's risks of fires when the vegetation gets so tinder dry. Good to see you on FG again, take care.
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    Re: "The Friendly Café - Open for chinwaggin'

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    Hi there Magenta, yes we're still rather raw about Jessie, she was such a lovely dog and was a very loving dog of great character. Along with the other 5 dogs and one cat, she will be greatly missed.

    As regards the weather, we just are not used to very long hot summers in this country, and I know it is all to do with this global warming period that we are going through. Of course Greenpeace warned about this back in the 60s, and had people of authority taken any notice, we would not have such a big problem now. Typical ostrich mentality, but then what can one expect from the prats that are supposed to be leading our various countries ? It's all 'I, me, my' and money, money, money, and hang the rest of us.

    I expect I shall be well gone from this mortal coil by the time things really get nasty, but my son will probably have to cope with it. I feel very sorry for the children that are youngsters now, and I just want to apologise to them all for the stupidity of the various governments who cannot see warning signs, and take appropriate and effective action. Very sad. It was a rather good world that we had, and that through greed we ruined it for our children.

    Oh happy days ! I know that I shall endeavour to make the most of what time I have left. Sorry about my gloomy diatribe, Magenta, but I will say that I'm very glad that I am not where you are at the moment. I wish you all the best !
    Well I guess we should look on the bright side of things .....Greenland will actually be green one day. (bad joke I know but..) I'm still reeling from the federal election outcome we just had over the weekend. Greed won out in the end and now I don't want grandchildren anymore for exactly the reasoning you just gave about apologising to the kids of tomorrow. The Adani mine will be built and we are all doomed. If anyone wants to still see the Barrier Reef I'd get a move on if I were you. There's no bones about it anymore, it's dying and we're helping finishing it off. I too will be off fertilizing the atmosphere before the real stuff happens. Although I will probably die in another firestorm that they are predicting and have done for years.

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    Just to add more misery to these last few posts. In the UK we are suffering from the equivalent rainfall in a matter of a couple or so days, that we would normally have over several weeks. Needless to say, with all the house building covering natural soil soakaways, much water is accumulating (that's quite a good word !) and finding it's way through villages and over farmland, in other words it's flamin' well flooding !

    Our island is far too small for so much brick and concrete construction, so when will these prats learn ? Then I suppose, as summer progresses, there will be a drought and a hosepipe ban ! It is so cockeyed and the government ain't got the faintest clue !

    I am so glad we live half way up a hill !

    I wish somebody would sort out the various icons, fonts, etc, on this typing page. It could be one of the reasons why we have such a reduced membership at the moment.
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