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wintry fun in the country the neo-cons have so far overlooked
snow and fairly dense fog in Switzerland
winter of 2003-4 went by fast -- working quite hard when necessary, harming no
one, and getting out to play about in the foggy rain and snow whenever we won't
may not find this tangibly rewarding unless you're included here, so this is a
good time for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught
up in the sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go.
2003 ended on a chilly, rainy note in October, as Kristin and hangers-on spent
a week viewing the Devon and Cornwall coast path from nearby.
Autumn 2003: La Dôle in November with André Durham (left) and Mont
Tendre in early December with Professor Pirri (right)
Merry Yuletide Season, ho ho ho
visit for the Christmas season, punctuated by amusing, pleasant mishaps
another cautionary year, comes to an end, along with about 12,000 innocent Iraqi
citizens and the US economy for the next generation. But now we're all looking
forward to 2004 and hoping against hope for the best.
healthy mountain air in early 2004
Pirri, Mont de Bière Devant
Peck, Noirmont in storm
Pirri, M. de Bière Devant bis
Pirri, Crêt de Mondisé
air, but not much sun this winter, well, never mind
Pirri and Peck in perpetual merriment, winter 2003-2004
de la Neuve in the rain, 21 March
de la Neuve in the snow, 10 April
Durham soaring, 12 April
Chamois near La Dôle, 24 April
and Kristin lead an exploratory expedition up into mid-April slush and mud.
explores limestone holes in the forest floor, Petit Cunay, 25 April 2005.
been a wonderful spring here in Switzerland, with breezy sunny days at 15-18 degrees,
and now we're getting in shape for the summer. It looks like the Olympic Peninsula
in the state of Washington, USA, gets the nod for our summer hols this year, unless
Ashcroft's trolls intervene.
Looking all round for snow, early April 2004
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
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