I contacted John about points raised above.
Re. the text colour he replied:
i will change the text color, but obviously some of your friends dont care about the trees . otherwise they would have different things to point out.
Re draining the canal, he was referring to the 56km section to Beziers. I suggeted he should clarify this. He replied:
perhaps, but the point is the trees. Otherwise i would not have the website, and would begin to profit off of the name !! canaldumidi.net Thanks fro sending it around anyway, all awareness is better than none...
On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.
H. L. Mencken 1880 - 1956
Some may not like his views, but what a prediction!