After our weird week with no snow and the grass showing, we’ve had more white stuff, not as much as last year, but enough! The ski resorts have plenty, and I’ve heard that skiing is great. We haven’t got enough here to go Cross Country skiing in the valleys, but there’s still time. The temperatures seem to be swinging between normal cold and up to about+7. There’s supposed to be shedloads of the white stuff coming in February. We’ll see!
Our new neighbour in the block, who we’ve nicknamed ‘Nipper‘ in English dialect (he’s in his early 20s) has got a snow blower and a plough, so on the first snow was tinkering away, neither of them working. The little he did do just seemed to make the snow a mess, not actually move it. After the next snowfall overnight, by the time he got up, Linda and the GB contingent had already cleared it away, how long till he admits defeat and buys a shovel?
So of course, the UK is nicking our snow and its quite funny for us to see them all enjoying the little they’re getting!