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Old 31 March 2006, 05:09   #1
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"**** work lets go ribbing"

Was exactly the thought that went through my mind when I was on my way to work a little while ago (you can just see the silhouette of mine on the LH side):



If ever there was a morning that invited further depletion of the earth's fossil fuel resources then surely this is it

Sadly I am now at work.... too much to do
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Old 31 March 2006, 05:23   #2
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Stunning photo Stephen. Wish the weather was as good as that here!
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Old 31 March 2006, 05:33   #3
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its one of those photos you want to be in...

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Old 31 March 2006, 05:48   #4
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what is the yearly sea temperature range in the falklands
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Old 31 March 2006, 05:53   #5
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No Roy
none of us other SW crew are up for it
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Old 31 March 2006, 05:55   #6
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No Roy
none of us other SW crew are up for it
Its only 7000 odd miles
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Old 31 March 2006, 06:14   #7
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I didn't have a clue until 2 min ago but according to something I found on Google it is from 2*C to 14*C inshore, and 6*C to 13*C offshore.

See you in a couple of years and about 8000 gallons of petrol then, I'll put the kettle on

Oh and it was not as warm as it looked in that photo either
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Old 31 March 2006, 06:43   #8
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still I assume you are comming to the end of summer - so the sea temp must be around 14 degrees now.

With water as flat as that - I think I would have phoned in sick and gone wakeboarding
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As a point of interest Stephen, what are the main sources of income down there? Presumably the export of fish or some other commodity must be the only way to generate sufficient income to keep the place going. Or, dare I say it, is HM Government still sliding back-handers out the backdoor?
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May be wrong but I thought mineral rights were more crucial to the Islands than fishing....
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