Quote Originally Posted by P C Headland View Post
You should try it here then: fine and relatively calm (weather-wise and underfoot - the earth's not shaking so much now!) and 13C. Mind you, July is mid winter.
I sometimes wonder if people in Australia and New Zealand and such places laugh at the rest of the Anglo and European world who have visions of Santa Claus, sleigh bells, and winter wonderland, and the like at Christmas. At Christmas, people in Australia are sweating like pigs and fighting mosquito bites (presumably).