Time Nick Message 17:43 rach yep sorta - it's holidays here 17:43 rach but I was just checking mail 06:28 paul hello world 06:29 si kia ora paul 06:29 paul hello simon 06:30 si merry christmas! 06:30 paul merry christmas too. very cold time here in France. 06:30 paul snow is very very rare in Marseille. something like half a day every 5 years. 06:31 si about the same as Wellington 06:31 paul (but the problem is that everything stops in the city, as ppl don't know how to deal with snow !!!) 06:31 si it doesn't stay on the ground here 06:31 si but yes, I can imagine, the same problem happens further south when it snows 06:32 si obligatory photos of people driving their cars into ditches 06:32 si and the like 06:33 si a lovely sunny day here just ended ~24 degrees C 06:33 si christmas is sunscreen and barbecue and fresh fruit here 06:35 paul really strange for a "northen man"... for us, christmas means snow, hot meals like soups, families IN house (with some candles if you are just with your partner) and things like that. 06:36 si yup 06:36 si here it's trying to keep the dogs out of the pond, because it's too hot :-) 06:37 si consequently, the whole country shuts down for a week or two 06:37 si think xmas and your august summer holidays all rolled into one mega holiday 09:36 kados welcome back paul 09:36 kados hi all 09:39 paul hi kados.