February 4th, 2009 by zorfling

Snow in Roehampton

Wow! So Sunday night, Monday morning, it was the heaviest snow in 19 years! What a great finale for my time in England! I know, I know, I’m not leaving til September, but it’s great to have a proper snowfall here in London!

The snow was about 15cm deep when I used my sophisticated finger and thumb measurement, which is not a whole lot in the grand scheme of things, but it was certainly more than normal for London! And more than enough to play in!

As the city ground to a halt with no public transport, we worked from home. One of the downsides of having a web job is that you can work from anywhere. So while my flatmates were happily ‘unable to work’, I still had to!

Best snowman ever... with totally awesome snow hat!

Nevertheless, I rushed outside in my lunch hour to build a snowman and play! 

It’s in times like this I really feel Australian. We don’t do snow. Not like this. So I was out with all the ‘other’ little kids who haven’t yet grown up and grown jaded with the snow! That been said, workmates today even admitted that this was a bit special!

All in all, I’m glad I finally got a real snowfall before I leave! It reminds me I AM in a different country, and lucky to be so! 
Now all we need is a decent Summer…

Even MORE awesome snow hat!

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