Our police and road workers are wonderful. Cheerful and kind, uncomplaining and helpful :
Away up the pub and come back in an hour - we'll have it cleared!
We did.They didn't. Another tree had come down.
A lone policeman with a torch, laughing into the gale, standing by a sixty foot conifer lying along the road :
Can we get through?
Aye, no problem! You couldn't a minute ago, but I got out the swiss army knife and sorted it!
This morning, gentle silent softly falling snow....