I didn't realise I was repeating myself in my titles, so apologies for that... You'd have thought I'd had enough snow on Monday, but no, I went out in it again on Tuesday. A friend and I realised we'd been saying "we really must do lunch" for nearly a year, and Tuesday was the day we had planned to catch up. We did wonder if we would have to cancel but bravely decided to meet up anyway, as the main roads were clear, and I'm so glad we did.
We had lunch at a lovely place in the centre of St Albans and had a great time. We had to keep an eye on the clock because C has small children that needed picking up from school. I told her I did not miss having that problem! It's so lovely to have a grown up daughter who takes care of herself (has done so for a while now, of course). It's strange to look back and remember all the years when I had to arrange childcare or be at school/after school club by a certain time to pick her up; all the years when I just did not have the luxury of "me time", and was unable to join any clubs or gyms because I couldn't afford to pay the subscription as well as a babysitter. It's only when you look back that it seems a hardship. I certainly didn't think of it at the time.
St Albans is really a lovely place, even on a grey day like Tuesday. Of course, a splash of red really brightens things up, doesn't it?
You can see it was cold by the icicles
You can't really see the Cathedral through the gloom...
Today I had hoped to work in the morning as we are so swamped at the moment, but in the end something else came up and I didn't get to work till 30 minutes before my normal start. Oh well! I'll catch up as much as I can tomorrow.
All afternoon it snowed on and off - luckily, despite the big fat fluffy flakes, it doesn't seem to be settling. This was taken while I was waiting for the bus back to town at 5.30pm.
Well, that's it from me, goodnight all. Stay warm where you are!