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Re: was Haggis/now history of food

I didn't know that!  It certainly is lovely country and yes, long days in
June.  The birds woke me up at dawn: before 3AM.   I'd love to go back when
the heather is in bloom.

Do you think the gulf stream goes that far to bring moderate temperatures?

on 12/15/2002 7:25 PM, Linda at lja@direcway.com wrote:

> Janet, I've seen several TV garden tours in Scotland, and they can grow
> things that are not hardy here.  So I went to Wunderground to check some
> statistics.  For a few of the major cities, the average winter lows are not
> even below freezing.  The days are pretty short this time of year, but that
> means the days are extra long in summer, and with all the rain they get,
> they can grow a huge variety of plants.  High humidity can be unpleasant in
> cold weather, but at least in populated areas, the weather doesn't sound
> very daunting.
> Linda in Wyoming
>> About this haggis:  Scotland must have an extremely short growing season.
>> Plus, it appears to be 90% rock and the timber line is so low.  I think
> it's
>> interesting that people actually live there in the winter.  Even more
>> curious is that people fought over it.
>> Stunning in the summer, but.....
>> Janet
>> on 12/15/2002 2:41 PM, David Franzman at dfranzma@pacbell.net wrote:

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