Saturday, January 9, 2010

Snow Country

Don't know if this is making the news back home, but our little island is covered with snow. This amazing satellite photo was all over the papers yesterday:

Though we are keeping upper lips stiff, it is quite difficult to get around. Hoards have been stranded at the airports. Trains are stymied. Even parts of the underground are down (doesn't make sense, does it?)

Here is the situation on the ground, entrance to Regent's Park:

Speaking of modes of transportation, here is a study in contrast from the neighborhood, demonstrating different styles of self-expression. In the front, a G-Wiz electric; in the back, your basic "Chelsea Tractor":

1 comment:

  1. Wow it looks wonderful there. We have been getting tons of rain. I miss the sun (it was foggy prior to the rain). It has been fun following your musings.