Snow Day

In an unprecedented move Skadi, the Snowshoe, the Norse Goddess of Winter (and Hunting) has laid down 12cm (5 inches) of snow in the area, in particular about 15cm (8 inches) on my car. This has resulted in me having all my Work done for my Job today but not being able, or needed, to go in for more. So I’ve started the day doing all the little itty bitty tasks that could be done any time but more important things take president. This Snow day is extra or bonus time, which means that I can get my holey cow ideas done without negating anything else. As such I’ve published a Bucket List which I’m going to update from time to time when I achieve something, and quite likely post about it too!

I’m sure you’ve all kept yourselves amused as well today and I’d be interested to know how you’ve made use of your time.

Heres the article from BBC News covering todays weather

World Scout Jamboree has begun!

I’ve finally made it to the World Scout Jamboree! I’ve been counting down to this ever since I went to EuroJam in 2005.

My first day started at around 4am, a quick shower, pack the last little bits in the car, a cup of tea and setting off. I arrived at North Weald Aerodrome at 6:30am to place my car in it’s residence for the next 3 weeks. Not even having arrived at the main site already I was off to a good start, first person I meet was from Germany, and they were emerging from their camper van having driven through the night with the extra kit for his Unit.

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