The news has been full lately of locked down airports in the UK who don’t seem able to handle a bit of snow … obviously they should bring in a bit of expertise from here in Canada or from Sweden that also appears to have discovered the secret.

Unpleasant though for the Travellers trapped in the airports and now knowing that they probably are not getting home for Xmas. Reminded me of last April when we were over there and socked in by that volcano – it’s a worrying thing and one that the airports really ought to give some thought to methinks … The British response to any unusual situation today so often seems to be “shut things down until it foes away”. It wasn’t like that when I was a lad over there.

Meanwhile – here’s some real snow and ice from our garden …