Snow in perspective

Some places have more snow than us:

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Many’s the time I used those shovels, just to get my car out of its space in the carpark. I was telling Chuckles and haiku:

There was a wonderful moment when the road and path graders had been out one morning when I went for my car at a central carpark and from the moment I left the door, it was a shoulder high chute to the road, across, down the other side, round the corner and down to the carpark – all like in one of those photos.

The snow was so soft in the main and it covered all. The vodka bottle in the snow was also a common factor and featured in my trilogy at one stage. This one above looks like cognnc to me.

[H/T Chuckles]

2 Responses to “Snow in perspective”

  1. JD January 20, 2013 at 14:09 Permalink

    looks nice on Christmas cards :)

    but that’s all; I hate snow in reality – it is cold and wet. :(

    perhaps I should move to Sydney, I hear it is quite warm there at the moment :)

  2. Amfortas January 20, 2013 at 15:40 Permalink

    The best car I ever had. A morris mini-van. Its driver’s door had busted hinges so it was wired on – I had to get in from the passenger side. The nose was stoved in from a crash and the bonnet would not open, so no oil and water ever went in. The windshield wiper had been torn off so I had to wind the window down and use the wiper by hand. The horn didn’t work nor the handbrake.

    OK, I was a young’un at the time.

    But I could park it at the station on a friday night and travel to the Big Smoke and on my return on the milk train, finding the van covered in snow and ice (Cambridge) it would start first time with a press of the start button. Never failed me.

    OK, it wasn’t the best, but the most fondly remembered.

    PS. Nice and warm down here, too, JD. 25 deg in my living room at 3 in the morning.

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