When it snows…

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Snow from my window

This was the view from my window at 7.35am on the 2nd of February 2009 following what they say was the heaviest snow fall in the UK for nearly 20 years.

I’m not sure that’s true though.  I’ve lived in the north for most of my life, and it’s not unknown to get pretty heavy snow up there.  I remember one winter not long after we had moved to Halifax there was a heavy snowfall.  It came on very quickly and people weren’t prepared.  The council opened the town hall up to look after people stranded in the town centre for the night and schools were closed.  But the council did their thing and next day everything was back to normal.

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Posted on Sunday 22nd February, 2009 at 9:29 pm in Obiter dicta.
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