Re: It's snowing
- From: Jette <bosslady@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2009 19:04:41 GMT
Paul Dormer wrote:
We've had heavy snow in the south-east of England and it looks as if
everything is disrupted. Didn't get a paper delivered this morning, and
it looks like the shops in Guildford didn't get them either. There is
usually a fast train every fifteen minutes to London, with a few slower
trains in between, but the rail enquiries website says it's currently one
train every two hours.
For the first time since I move here in 1995, I had to shovel the snow
off the path from my front door to the pavement. To make matters worse,
people getting their cars out this morning had shovelled snow off the
road onto the pavement, meaning there's a metre high pile of snow on the
My satellite receiver wasn't working when I switched it on this morning
because the snow had piled up on the strut on the dish. I brushed it off
and the receiver started working. (Fortunately, my dish is at head
I took a 30cm ruler and stuck it into the snow at points in the back
garden. At one point, the snow came up to the top of the ruler.
Mind you, it used to snow like this every year when I was growing up in
the north of England. These days, we're just not used to it.
Just a few inches here in Edinburgh, but that very wet slushy snow that is slippery. I got to wear my YakTraks today for the first time - and they work! :-)
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