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Ok, that's not strictly true, we might get sun in a couple of months, so it's just the normal grey colour for now :)

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Welcome - sorry about the stony silence. I heard that since they cleaned up all the dust out of the air - the famous London Fog has disappeared, is this true? I remember back in 1990 that some locals were already complaining that they just did not get fog anymore!?

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London is actually very clean nowadays

(coincidentally i used to live less than 40 miles from central london too - but now i live in Dundee which is NEVER sunny...)

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JB or Agress - have you ever visited (Captain Sir) Richard Francis Burton's tomb down in the MortLake district? He is buried in St. Mary's churchyard in a tomb built like his African explorer tent (it has a ladder in the back with a plexiglass sheet covering an opening so you can see the his and hers caskets, tent bells, and an old wooden crucifix that has rotted and broken in half).

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It was in 1990, driving near Reading that I experienced the truth in the expression "fog as thick as pea soup". Gads, how frightening!!
Welcome to Daniweb. May your experiences here all be sunny.

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