Cult: Winter and Australia
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- Subject: Cult: Winter and Australia
- From: "John I. Jones" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 23 Jun 1998 23:06:17 +0000
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Paul & Yvonne Tyerman wrote:
> Well everyone..... wish us luck for Winter. We've had colder nights in the
> last week than we had in the whole of Winter last year and its only June (2
> or 3 months more to go yet!!)
> Yesterday we had torrential rain here in Canbeera and 17km north we had
> significant snow falls (i.e enough to close most of the highways out of the
> city). This NEVER happens here in Canberra. We might get the occasional
> flake, but thats about it.... and that occassional flake is every few
> years, not even every year. Snow is a rare thing here. Yesterday was a
> real corker!!
> So..... needless yto say, after yesterday's high temerature of 6'C (Yeah I
> know that is chicken feed to most of you, but its a big deal to us) and the
> nightly temperatures of -6'C and -7'C (Last winter we only got down to
> -6.5'C) the reblooming irises that I did have are now, shall we say, a tad
> mushy. SIGH!!!!
> Wish us luck for Spring!
> Cheers everyone. I'm glad to hear that there's been irises flowering
> somewhere all this time, even if its not here. And I think it was Marte in
> the mountains who said that his is just starting....... at least we'll be
> cheered through the next while by his accounts of his flowering. Don't
> worry, we'll get our own back in OUR spring!!! :-)
> Thanks again to John for doing this forwarding for us all.
> Keep em coming everyone, we need the reminder down here coming intop Winter
> that the irises are out there waiting for us.
> Cheers. Paul Tyerman (Canberra, Australia)