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Old 03.03.2018, 12:58
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Snowing heavily in Geneva again
Yes, just started here too.
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Old 03.03.2018, 13:48
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Re: Weather!

No surprise. Its 3 March
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Solid grey skies in Basel and the temperatures are going up. Tomorrow should be 10° C
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Old 03.03.2018, 22:47
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Re: Weather!

17cm of snow and Geneva is in chaos. The buses shut down and the city is paralyzed.

As an American from the Great Lakes and grew up with heavy snowfalls, I feel that I can rightfully call many people here candy asses. Except for those skiing in city streets.

At least the stores were not raided for milk and bread.
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Old 04.03.2018, 13:27
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Re: Weather!

The sun is out, only tiny bits of snow left fighting the melt down, +6°C.
I knew it, the moment I stop fretting about it, it will go away. Works like a charm every time
(To keep forgetting about this is the difference between becoming old and becoming wise).

If this was the end of it and all the flowers start blooming tomorrow, you can all send me green pebbles
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Old 04.03.2018, 13:35
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Re: Weather!

yes . Life is change
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The sun is out, only tiny bits of snow left fighting the melt down, +6°C.
I knew it, the moment I stop fretting about it, it will go away. Works like a charm every time
(To keep forgetting about this is the difference between becoming old and becoming wise).

If this was the end of it and all the flowers start blooming tomorrow, you can all send me green pebbles
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Old 04.03.2018, 14:35
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Re: Weather!

Gorgeous, bright, sunny day on top of the Jura mountains- with a thick sea of fog below. A friend coming back from UK had massive dealys with EasyJet yesterday- flight was sent to Lyon instead of GVA after 7 hours on tarmac in UK - then bus to GVA and then drive home
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Old 04.03.2018, 15:55
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17cm of snow and Geneva is in chaos. The buses shut down and the city is paralyzed.

As an American from the Great Lakes and grew up with heavy snowfalls, I feel that I can rightfully call many people here candy asses. Except for those skiing in city streets.

At least the stores were not raided for milk and bread.
I felt the same about the snafus in Bern this week. However a colleague pointed out that the U.S. public transportation system, particularly in the west and midwest, is not nearly as complex or widely used as it is here. Keeping the tram tracks clear is more of a task than simply plowing roads for cars and buses. Also since folks here freak out over a 3-minute delay it's more noticeable - whereas lengthy delays in the U.S. are mostly par for the course.
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Old 04.03.2018, 16:57
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Re: Weather!

Yes Spring is here. There's even a blowie inside!
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Gorgeous, bright, sunny day on top of the Jura mountains- with a thick sea of fog below. A friend coming back from UK had massive dealys with EasyJet yesterday- flight was sent to Lyon instead of GVA after 7 hours on tarmac in UK - then bus to GVA and then drive home
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Old 04.03.2018, 19:30
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Re: Weather!

Now raining quite heavily here in Geneva. So hopefully that's an end to that unpleasantness. Thankfully, the frost did finally do for the geraniums that were unbelievably still flowering up to that point. It's a relief, I've been loathe to chuck 'em out, being a waste-not-want-not sort. Now I can bin them with an easy conscience.
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Old 05.03.2018, 19:05
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Just watching the news on the BBC.

Cadbury's and Jaguar have closed down due to water shortages caused by burst pipes.

Wow, the apocalypse is near.
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Old 05.03.2018, 19:19
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Just watching the news on the BBC.

Cadbury's and Jaguar have closed down due to water shortages caused by burst pipes.

Wow, the apocalypse is near.
<<Cadbury plc ist eine Tochtergesellschaft von Mondelēz International mit britischen Wurzeln. Der Europasitz liegt in der Schweiz.>> (Cadbury plc is a subsidiary of Mondelez International with British roots (HA! SVP-slang has reached google ). The European seat is located in Switzerland.)

I've never seen that chocolate in Switzerland, anybody?
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Old 05.03.2018, 19:31
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I've never seen that chocolate in Switzerland, anybody?

Flake and Dairy Milk are favourites.

The English Bookstore here in Zürich used to have them.
Creme Eggs when I was young(er).
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Re: Weather!

Amazon also have them
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Flake and Dairy Milk are favourites.

The English Bookstore here in Zürich used to have them.
Creme Eggs when I was young(er).
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Old 05.03.2018, 21:16
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<<Cadbury plc ist eine Tochtergesellschaft von Mondelēz International mit britischen Wurzeln. Der Europasitz liegt in der Schweiz.>> (Cadbury plc is a subsidiary of Mondelez International with British roots (HA! SVP-slang has reached google ). The European seat is located in Switzerland.)

I've never seen that chocolate in Switzerland, anybody?
im not surprised you cant easily get it here, I grew up in Bourneville and went to school opposite the cadbury factory and I believed there was nothing better than Cadburys until i came here and found Caillier....
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Old 05.03.2018, 21:31
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<<Cadbury plc ist eine Tochtergesellschaft von Mondelēz International mit britischen Wurzeln. Der Europasitz liegt in der Schweiz.>> (Cadbury plc is a subsidiary of Mondelez International with British roots (HA! SVP-slang has reached google ). The European seat is located in Switzerland.)

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Amazon also have them
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Old 07.03.2018, 13:59
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Re: Weather!

Snow's nearly gone and neighbour's spring bulbs are beginning to show through. Spring is on the way.

Edit: And it's raining.

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Re: Weather!

Haha! I just moved from Switzerland to UK. It seems to me the weather here is a lot more merciful in the winter and fall because there is a lot less rain.
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Re: Weather!

-10 in Zurich last week, brr!
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Old 07.03.2018, 17:29
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Re: Weather!

Hail! Big time! The grass is turning white again from it.
Had a sunny day before this.
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Old 07.03.2018, 18:49
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Sideways rain just started here.
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