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Old 05-05-2004, 10:17 PM   #54
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Location: Scarning, Norfolk, today...
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4th April

So I got up this morning, looked out of the window at the rain coming down like stair-rods - just like it had all night, although this morning it isn't punctuated by the crash of thunder...

I ring reception to extend my stay for another night - the room's comfortable and not exorbitantly priced, has high speed internet access etc etc - why not?

Carlsbad Caverns are just down the road, so I ring Carlsbad Transit (the local bus company) to ask how much it would be for a return ticket - the girl at the other end tells me that there are no services today - she doesn't think the roads are open - the only reason I've managed to talk to her is that she's organising evacuating families from flooded houses....:eek:

Think I'll stay in & watch HBO...

Also found out it was an hour earlier than I thought :P - I'm now on Mountain Time (UK + 8 hrs)...
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