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Is it still raining over there??

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Is it still raining over there??

Hi there - my hubby and I will be arriving in London Sat 8th Sept and heading up to Settle for the week. Is it still very wet? We've seen the floods around Oxford, but is most of the UK very wet too?

Thanks heaps for your help

Sandra

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11. Re: Is it still raining over there??

Peter As I said I used to live in Oxford so you must have drunk my pxx

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12. Re: Is it still raining over there??

Not wet here in Lancashire at the moment but it is getting darker!!

Put it this way September CANNOT be any worse than the rest of this summer.We are in France in Sept but don't worry it is not because of any new weather forecast.

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haha - thanks for your replies....I'll make sure I drink bottled water - from UP stream.....and re water to OZ - yeah, we could do with a drop or two...although water catchments are up to 38% now, thanks to some good falls.

This is my third trip to the UK, have travelled London/York/Chester etc before, so am a bit familiar with the terrain but haven't been to the Lakes..

Funny how you call it "a long daytrip" to York - for us over here, a day trip is about 6 hours driving..an hour and a half to York is just a quick 'nick around the corner" !! It's all relative, hey.

Sandra

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oops - sorry - re read and realised the log daytrip was to southern Scotland....must get my michelin going again...

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BuddyLancs, regarding the "Native American" summer weather... you are behind the times over there, tut tut. It's "Indigenous Peoples" now, sigh. I guess the PC-mongers finally figured out that the term native American included, duh, everybody who is born here.

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Hi half-brit Does anyone actually ask the folk being renamed what they prefer? When we met indigis in Arizona and again in Texas, they referred to themselves as Indians; they certainly did not like "native American" as a term. Also isn't some professor proving that arrows and other bits and bobs being discovered pre-date the indigis and are French? C'est la vie!

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Funny you should say that! My friends here in Oregon who are of Indian heritage refer to themselves as, surprise, "Indians". We also have Indian gaming casinos, however many of the museums and historical sights are indeed becoming "Indigenous Peoples" exhibits. The academicians seem determined to foist their opinions upon the real world. In the end, folks are going to call themselves (and each other) whatever they like!

P.S. Hadn't heard about the possible French heritage, that brings many amusing thoughts to mind :-)

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