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Old 28-02-18, 11:24 AM   #21
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This morning when I left for work, there wasn't very much. Now there's a couple of inches.
Should make the commute home slightly interesting.
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Old 28-02-18, 01:09 PM   #22
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Crazy here. My village is astride the A140 main road between Norwich & Ipswich and we are cut off in both directions. Jackknifed trucks blocking the roads and even gritters have been spinning off the road. Fortunately, I am retired and don't need to get out.
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Old 28-02-18, 03:32 PM   #23
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We have winter tyres on both cars (Honda Civic and Jazz) and I have to say they are chalk and cheese when compared to summers.
We live in the sticks at the top of a steep hill (Kent) and we got a reasonable covering on Monday night. I keep a second set of wheels for the wife's car with snow specific tyres on them for just such occasions so nipped out nice and early Tuesday morning to swop them over. She made it too and from work no problem, and back in this morning... Just had a phone call from her, "Darling I've just popped out on a visit and someone has pinched the wheel trims off my car". "That's interesting" I replied, "I took the alloys off yesterday and put the steel snow wheels on, they don't have wheel trims...." "Oh" she replies, "I did wonder why that car nearly ran into the back of me on the hill this morning....!"
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We live in the sticks at the top of a steep hill (Kent) and we got a reasonable covering on Monday night. I keep a second set of wheels for the wife's car with snow specific tyres on them for just such occasions so nipped out nice and early Tuesday morning to swop them over. She made it too and from work no problem, and back in this morning... Just had a phone call from her, "Darling I've just popped out on a visit and someone has pinched the wheel trims off my car". "That's interesting" I replied, "I took the alloys off yesterday and put the steel snow wheels on, they don't have wheel trims...." "Oh" she replies, "I did wonder why that car nearly ran into the back of me on the hill this morning....!"
My wife's German relatives who live out in the hills all have a second set of winter wheels & tyres its a good idea, although I wouldn't get any use out of mine.

After yesterdays blizzard drive to Ipswich, the main roads were fine on my return today, just the side roads & my drive are dicey. But I'll get the grit out tomorrow morning and do the road behind my house, making it easier for everyone.
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Old 28-02-18, 05:51 PM   #25
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Not had any here in southern Spain. Shorts most of the day but will switch to long trousers, and add a sweater for the walk into the village...
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Not had any here in southern Spain. Shorts most of the day but will switch to long trousers, and add a sweater for the walk into the village...
Haha nice one Bri, its bloody freezing here. Hmm is that offer of a cuppa (in a nice warm place) still on lol, org trip anyone
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I'm just going outside........ wish me luck
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I believe the saying is "I may be gone sometime"
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Yeah got some snow here, not enough to stop me going out in the van even though it's rwd but some schools are closed today including our kids so day off for me today
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