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Old 26 August 2010, 13:05   #21
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Funny post because I was just having this conversation a couple days ago with a friend. I live in San Diego, CA about a block from the beach. We've had maybe 4 nice sunny days this whole summer. July was reported to be the coldest July since 1930. Having a hard time believing anything about Global Warming!
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Old 26 August 2010, 14:59   #22
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They need to ban algae, the sea and volcanoes. But tax payers are obviously an easier target.
No you don't want to ban tax payers...
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Old 26 August 2010, 16:41   #23
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No you don't want to ban tax payers...
I was working in a street today where 50% of the punters were young men dossing in front of the telly .. ok so some of them might have been on night shift but .. why arent they working ? I thought on the whole , and usually there was a bairn in a pram close and hand too Have I been reading too much Daily Mail ?


ANy way

I think theirs a lot of romantacism about weather .. eeee the summer of 76 et al

I agree it does go in cycles , were just going through a bad one ATM. Actually the last good summer I had was '04 cos I had 3 weeks of stunning weather which happened to coincided with my usual sojourne to the West Highlands So I remember that one well, but for sure it didnt have the consequences of 76

Infact .. the scaremongers were blabbing about a drought as early as May this year.. god knows what the'd be saying if they had to live through another 76

Despite the greater reporting of wild weather events, I dont think they are really any more unusual today, as to what they were years ago, its just that they get greater prominence due to our media

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Old 26 August 2010, 16:42   #24
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You're never going to contribute significantly to global warming merely by owning a rib. What you need is a coal-fired power station like Drax in North Yorkshire. It produces 4 terrawatts of power (7% of the entire national grid), consumes 36,000 tonnes of coal a day and is responsible for releasing over 22 million tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere each year. Not bad for a steam engine.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drax_Power_Station
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Old 26 August 2010, 16:44   #25
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I was working in a street today where 50% of the punters were young men dossing in front of the telly .. ok so some of them might have been on night shift but .. why arent they working ? I thought on the whole , and usually there was a bairn in a pram close and hand too Have I been reading too much Daily Mail ?
that's equal ops for you - send the wimen out to work!
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According to himselfs post it would be an apple tart or maybe a pie!!

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According to himselfs post it would be an apple tart or maybe a pie!!
No apples wasted (eaten) here. All fruit is commandeered for The Process

A strange year, great numbers of small apples, so easy into the crusher. Dunno what they'll do, cider wise. My drysuit is currently doing duty as a Scarecrow to keep the Jays and Magpies off. The wee scroats...

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Ahhhh.. The summer of 76

Just a shame I was at school and couldn't afford a portion of scraps from the local chippy... Let alone a rib

I wonder just how good 76 REALLY was? Anyone got a nice graph of the temps that year to prove it?

And fingers and toes crossed for this coming weekend, might see some sun!
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Old 26 August 2010, 17:40   #29
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And fingers and toes crossed for this coming weekend, might see some sun!
Well, I for one am heading to Inishtrahull tomorrow (again, fingers crossed).

I have a couple of old codgers OB who want to see the Island (one last/first time)

What can possibly go wrong?
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My point being that it's a Nice Day
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