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Old 22nd May 2017, 15:45
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Winter comes to the southern hemisphere

Just had to make a trip to see my GP who is also a great personnal friend with a bout of 'flu!' You've got the dreaded bug he says and virtually reeled off all my syptoms. I couldn't really add to the list and I came out of his surgey with a goody bag of medicine and the advice to drink plenty of liquids, hot toddies recommended
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Old 24th May 2017, 02:34
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I am in denial and don't want to know about Winter in the Southern Hemisphere!
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Old 24th May 2017, 10:18
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This northern hemispheroidal being goes into total GLOAT mode over winter suffering types. (Knowing full well the boot will be on the other foot six months from now.)

Such is the great cycle of life .....
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I am in denial and don't want to know about Winter in the Southern Hemisphere!
Bitten the bullet.
The YMs has just dragged me screaming into our Travel Agent's which has resulted in us spending July in Europe.
Oh well, that's another winter away from miserable Melbourne covered.
Geoff (YM)

PS: I will enjoy it when I get there, of course.
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Old 26th May 2017, 09:19
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I thought you meant 'flu jabs 'till I read the whole thing. Anywhere near here?
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Not this time only Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Switzerland. More technical museums and paddlesteamers !
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Old 26th May 2017, 12:22
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It's a real burner here today. My small conservatory was up to 120 F at 8 am this morning. Like walking into an engine room. Walking around Tamar Lake I got bloody burned !

Roll on winter.
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Old 27th May 2017, 06:42
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Bitten the bullet.
The YMs has just dragged me screaming into our Travel Agent's which has resulted in us spending July in Europe.
Oh well, that's another winter away from miserable Melbourne covered.
Geoff (YM)

PS: I will enjoy it when I get there, of course.
Goodie, does that mean it is safe for me to visit Melbourne in July Mundrabilla?
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Old 27th May 2017, 07:49
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Goodie, does that mean it is safe for me to visit Melbourne in July Mundrabilla?
You will be safe indeed Red; but why anyone would choose to visit Melbourne in the depths of winter eludes me even if the timing of the visit is just to avoid me.

You have my gift of the 'Freedom of the City' to run riot as you please (everyone else seems to) and by all means feel free to mow my lawn while you are here.

Glad that you came to no harm at Tullamarine whilst enroute to/from Tasmania.
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Not this time only Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Switzerland. More technical museums and paddlesteamers !
If you haven't been there before (and even if you have) I hope you get to visit the Motor Museum in Mulhouse, which is just in France, close to the River Rhine and the German border.
https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attrac...Grand_Est.html

This really is a fabulous collection of cars and other vehicles, unmatched anywhere else in the world.

As a bonus for the technically-minded there is a railway museum only a couple of miles away.
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