Slow Snow, Slow Slow Slow


Against my better judgement, I drove my wife to work today. Normally the round trip, not accounting for waiting time, is around 30 – 35 minutes. Today, due to the inclement weather conditions, the whole journey took around 130 minutes. Of course I moaned all the way to my wifes place of work. Problem is that I had no one to moan to on my way home and that was by far the longer and worst part of the journey.

I took a few snaps during the journey which was punctuated by many tedious stops.

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Stakes Hill Road approaching Purbrook Way roundabout.
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London Road, heading towards Widley
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London Road atop Portsdown Hill, waiting our turn to dive down towards Cosham
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London Road heading down the south face of Portsdown Hill
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A3(M) Heading north on the Junction 4 slip.
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A3(M) Heading north, still on the Junction 4 slip. Matrix says 40. You’ll be lucky. I think they display motorists wish lists
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Purbrook Way and the College Road Junction. Thanks to the guys in the fluorescent jackets who were trying to keep us all moving. The road here was very icy under the snow. You can just see the car on the other side has gone askew.
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View from my front doorstep. Boy was I glad to get home. Only a two-hour round trip. And I have it all to do again later today.

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