Winter. Season of frigid hellishness.

#1
'When did you last see your shed?' (apologies to W.F. Yeames)

Road closures, salt rationing, government impotence; what delights has this winter brought you?
 
#2
Sitting in Deutschland drinking Gluhwein and driving to work on my winter tyres whilst listening to the bleating of all the poor sods in Uk who haven't the sense to buy a set. Did we grind to a halt here? Did we run out of grit? Did a squaddie I know get fined E175 for driving on summer tyres and having a TA? No, No and yes in that order.

So to answer your question, winter brought me a warm smug feeling!!
 
#3
Oddly enough I was thinking of a cold, miserable UK winter at luchtime as an ejaculation delaying tactic after lunch when LBFM was sucking me nob. All I can say is, chins up and stag on chaps. (fu ck you I'm all right Jack, smiley).
 
#4
If it's any consolation to those with icicles in their nostrils, the grass isn't greener here; it's been incinerated by bushfires on submerged by floodwater. Situation normal, really. :roll:

Want to swap? It's lovely here in Brisbane. Fair dinkum!
 
#5
I have just turned my shed into a deep freeze
 

CountryGal

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#6
Ive had to buy a shed, just to store the shovel, spade salt and other snow assocaited crap in ;o(
 
#7
Warm as Toast in mine the extra couple of inches of insulation on the roof is keeping the heat in, my little 1kw leccy heater is working well. I can sit in their with my 100w lights and soldering iron on and can forget about wintry hell.

When I say warm as toast in Mine, I don't mean I have a mine, I am talking about my wooden Outdoor structure, which I am waiting to shed its snowy roof. (see what I did there)
 
#8
When is the freeze looking to thaw, according to the MET Office? Didn't they predict a 'mild' winter? Oh well, we'll have to just wait for a high pressure front to come in and take the ice away.
 
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#9
Jeez Auscam - you get about a bit don't you? One day you're telling us about highly poisonous flying jellyfish trying to kill you down under and the next you're freezing to death in dear old Blighty. Surely you must have a TARDIS to get around in? Or maybe you've perfected transporter technology?

I'm having trouble keeping up with it all. Nothing new there, mind.
 
#10
DarloLloyd said:
When is the freeze looking to thaw, according to the MET Office? Didn't they predict a 'mild' winter? Oh well, we'll have to just wait for a high pressure front to come in and take the ice away.
They also said it would be a Barbie summer, if you didnt mind standing in a few feet of water
 
#11
Thought this was a thread about my wife
 

CountryGal

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#12
re-stilly said:
Thought this was a thread about my wife
Isnt that year round, rather than seasonal? :D
 

old_fat_and_hairy

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#13
tropper66 said:
DarloLloyd said:
When is the freeze looking to thaw, according to the MET Office? Didn't they predict a 'mild' winter? Oh well, we'll have to just wait for a high pressure front to come in and take the ice away.
They also said it would be a Barbie summer, if you didnt mind standing in a few feet of water
It was a Barbie summer. My granddaughter had her birthday in summer and got two Barbies. And some Polly Pockets.
 
#14
old_fat_and_hairy said:
tropper66 said:
DarloLloyd said:
When is the freeze looking to thaw, according to the MET Office? Didn't they predict a 'mild' winter? Oh well, we'll have to just wait for a high pressure front to come in and take the ice away.
They also said it would be a Barbie summer, if you didnt mind standing in a few feet of water
It was a Barbie summer. My granddaughter had her birthday in summer and got two Barbies. And some Polly Pockets.
Sorry miss spelling, should have said "Barber" as I did not take mine off all summer
 

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#16
Ended up spending the night in Girona airport then having to get a flight to East Midlands airport then make my way back down to Gatwick. It was either that or wait three more days in the airport for a flight to Gatwick, with only €50 left..

Skydiving in Spain was worth it though!
 
#18
Ispeakcrabandpongo said:
Sitting in Deutschland drinking Gluhwein and driving to work on my winter tyres whilst listening to the bleating of all the poor sods in Uk who haven't the sense to buy a set. Did we grind to a halt here? Did we run out of grit? Did a squaddie I know get fined E175 for driving on summer tyres and having a TA? No, No and yes in that order.

So to answer your question, winter brought me a warm smug feeling!!
Oh I must have been mistaken about Die Bahn failing, Autobahns blocked with snow, planes careering off runways (if they were open) and Germany almost running out of gritting supplies. :roll:
 
#19
scoobydont said:
My wife is happy, she says it is the first time she has seen 6 inches. :oops:

Oooooh the little liar!!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
 
#20
Reversionary_Modes said:
Jeez Auscam - you get about a bit don't you? One day you're telling us about highly poisonous flying jellyfish trying to kill you down under and the next you're freezing to death in dear old Blighty. Surely you must have a TARDIS to get around in? Or maybe you've perfected transporter technology?

I'm having trouble keeping up with it all. Nothing new there, mind.
I am a death walt. Or a walt walt; my only attempt at outing a walt ended in ignim...ignition...agronomy...badly.
 

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