Tag Archives: snow

OK – who changed stuff while I was away?

It’s been a few months… Or so… And I’ve just logged back into wordpress – having had to look up my password first – and discovered that it all looks and acts differently. It’s just taken me ten minutes to … Continue reading

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packing

I have been packing tonight – for tomorrow night in a tent, in March, in a country where it has snowed every day for the last fortnight. What on Earth am I doing? Although there is (apparently) no snow lying … Continue reading

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the growing season is short enough here without having to wait for it to stop snowing as well

I have given up hope that I can get across the snow-covered flood-plain that is my garden any time soon. The greenhouse might as well be in the middle of a swamp – with alligators and yetis, and we brought … Continue reading

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I like snow, but I don’t like cancelling walks

We had to cancel our Bronze group’s walk on Sunday – a pity as it would have been their first walk carrying a full pack, and we like to break them in to that by using a fairly low-level route … Continue reading

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white on white, green and purple and red, then more white

There were snowdrops on the sheltered side of the path at EICA tonight – very appropriately, they were sticking up through the snow… We climbed in almost complete isolation this afternoon, obviously everyone else had taken the snow warnings seriously … Continue reading

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Ever hopeful

It snowed this morning. We all got to work on time, no drama necessary. It kept snowing lightly, but there were reassuringly frequent fleets of big yellow gritters visible on the main road outside. And I had a discussion with … Continue reading

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blue

It’s snowing outside, and our boiler failed yesterday… The plumber can’t come until Thursday, so we have no heating, and Handsome and I are holed up in the room with the fire steadily burning our way through the wood-pile. If … Continue reading

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…and white

Almost exactly one week ago, Mouse managed to get his nose sunburnt during a misspent study period at school. Today, my daffodils are bravely sticking out through the snow in the back garden and every half an hour or so … Continue reading

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Apparently…

… the temperature is due to get above freezing tomorrow. That'll make a change!

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it’s still snowing….

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