Tag Archives: snow

the sun has got his hat on – but snow is on the way

We’re enjoying some unseasonable weather here in the UK, with temperatures that would be impressive for high Summer, let alone mid Autumn. This heatwave has been unexpected and we all know it can’t last – so as a nation we seem determined to make the most of it.  Asda is reporting record sales of burgers […]
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The weather outside (was) frightful

I’ve perhaps been guilty of overdoing the ‘oh-my-god-its-still-snowing’ posts on the blog recently (the white stuff lasted 4 ½ weeks in the end) and I can’t imagine that anyone outside the snow-bound UK would have found them particularly interesting. But what I have found invaluable as I’ve tried to make the decision in recent weeks […]
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Snow need to panic

If nothing else, this country is good at adversity.  We know exactly what to do – PANIC! Admittedly, its rather cold and snowy at the moment (snowfall on 20 out of the last 23 days round here and minus 10 last night). But we Brits really know how to make a drama out of a […]
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MORE snow?

We’re not very good at dealing with snow in the UK.  We just don’t normally get that much of it to make it worth seriously stockpiling grit, investing in snow chains or 4x4s or otherwise being prepared for inclement weather. It’s snowed for 18 of the last 20 days here and we had another 4 […]
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this morning’s meeting is cancelled

Dear Potential New Client, I will not be able to attend this morning’s meeting because my agency’s Company Car Scheme does not extend to include a team of husky dogs and a sled.

snow joke

Thats it.  I completely give up on trying to chose suitable outfits or plan any activities according to the time of year and therefore the expected weather conditions. Last Summer it rained pretty much non-stop for five months, ruining two pairs of shoes and making all seasonal events decidedly soggy affairs. Then Spring temporarily showed […]
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