Sunday, 24 March 2013

Snow drift update

Yesterday I posted photos on here showing how the snow was forming drifts wherever there was a gap in the hedge. Today after more snow overnight and continual snow this morning I can report now do an update on those drifts.

yesterday I shared this photo of a drift at a field  gate,

Today it looks like this
The worrying thing is that quarter of an hour later when we returned to this drift our footprints has already been covered over - not because it was still snowing but because the wind was blowing the snow off the fields and across the road.

Could be interesting tomorrow!

Saturday, 23 March 2013

Snow - and it's nearly April!

In three days time I will be celebrating my pearl wedding anniversary, I can assure you we didn't have snow on the ground then, although there was plenty on the the lake district peaks and this time last year we were enjoying a mini heat wave with thoughts of the impending summer drought!
How much longer will this winter last?
Below are a few of the photos I took on my dog walk today.

the hedges provided protection from the strong cold wind, but where there were gaps, drifts formed