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Here’s a quick ride cam for the people out there who enjoy them – I know Trevor in Aus will like this one, as where he is, they don’t get much snow.
As ever, snow has fallen, and everything grinds to a halt – so here’s a list of resources to find out about school closures, council services, travel, local news and weather Continue reading
Oh, my goodness – Narnia has escaped from the wardrobe again, and as ever, I’ve been out having fun The cycling was fine on main roads, but side roads and tracks were bad. The snow – falling gently all the time I was out – was being driven by a northeasterly surely crafted on Satan’s back doorstep.
Today, I left for work as usual and after a bit of a battle, got to work, only to find it was closing up and everybody was going home. Undeterred, I cycled back into Birmingham and caught a train back to Blake Street, from where I went for a wonderful snowstorm ride around the backlanes of Footherley, Shenstone, Chesterfield and Hilton.
For a list of all the closed schools in Walsall, check out the list on Walsall Council’s winter website here.
Today, we finally had some real winter weather. After the unseasonal warmth of Christmas, these last few cold, frosty, clear days have been a breath of fresh air for me. Yesterday, I watched the weather forecast hoping for snow. As … Continue reading
I was contacted a couple of days ago by reader Steve Hickman, who previously provided such an excellent investigative thread into the geographical changes around Stonnall and the Chester Road in the last century. Steve has supplied a couple of … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking for a while that it’s about time we had a photo update. As this particularly cold winter draws on, I have come to reflect on some of the photos I took over the Christmas period. As is … Continue reading
Sorry for the brief hiatus in posts, I’ll post some more stuff this week. In the meantime, I’ve been enjoying the unexpected wintry blast perhaps just a little more than I ought to. Like Yehuda Moon, I get used to … Continue reading