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Snowflakes

We were warned it was going to be bad, but somehow we didn’t believe the experts, or though it wouldn’t happen to us. It’s the first severe snowy weather in this area since 2010/11 I think, though there were bad … Continue reading

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Tempora mutantur nos sed mutamur non in illis

Oh dear, oh dear. It’s all changed this year: the queueing system has changed, an attempt to disperse people which leads to a much less social atmosphere, and there’s additional security theatre (a modicum of which has a potential effect, … Continue reading

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Well, some good news, in the form of the re-opening of Theale canal bridge in the second half of this week. The roads themselves look OK but the fields around are still awash, and there’s several damaged kerbstones (possibly intentionally … Continue reading

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Apres le deluge

Somewhat surprisingly, Burghfield Road was closed again overnight and this morning. At least I can work from home. It had re-opened by lunch time, although local news stories suggest the rivers are going to peak tomorrow. Someone is coming to … Continue reading

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The inundation continues

I worked from home on Monday, but heard that Burghfield Road re-opened on Monday evening. This was significantly ahead of the advertised “several days” of closure I found on the Reading Buses website (which seemed to be the best source … Continue reading

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Surrounded by water

I had no trouble getting home last night (although I did pass a team of people in hi-vis outfits with what looked like pumping hoses), but this morning the approach to Burghfield Bridge is fairly deep under water. The sudden … Continue reading

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