|The mill through a blizzard|
So here I am again in the cybersphere, courtesy of a new router, several yards of cable, and the help of a very kind young man in India who talked me through a foreign language of pinging, subnet masks and internet protocols, being very patient with someone who doesn't know her DHCP configuration from her static IPS! The benefits of globalisation!
|Rafts of ice on the river|
We don't have temperatures as low as Scotland or Wales (-20 last night) and we don't have as much snow as Northumberland a few miles further east (more than 5 feet and still falling), but there's enough to cause havoc. This is what the main road looks like and it's very slippery.
You have to dress like Scott of the Antarctic just to go to the Coop for a pint of milk, and - yes, it does take some time! But the snow is also beautiful and my inner child keeps eyeing the sledge under the stairs and thinking .......