Lousy Smarch weather

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River Taff, as seen from the Taff Trail near Gabalfa

Despite my previous complaint about how well we handle the snow, I completely understand why it makes little sense to spend millions on preparing infrastructure for a snowstorm that generally occurs about once every few years.

I do enjoy them though, because it provides photographic opportunities that don’t happen everyday, so I can’t complain too much. It also meant I got to work from home for a few days, so I took the opportunity of not being tied to a building with fixed opening hours and went out for a few walks over the course of the few days (and obviously made up the time afterwards).

These photos were taken over the course of a few days during Storm Emma, The Beast from the East, or Snowmageddon; depending on what you want to call it!

Blackweir Fields

Blackweir Fields

Blackweir Bridge in Pontcanna Fields

A redwing decided to pay our house a visit.
(Is it just me, or are there suddenly a lot more birds as soon as it snows?)

I’ve never seen Park Place this empty at 8pm!

If you want a summary of these last few days in one photo, then this is it!

 

 

 

Here are the photos that didn’t make it into the main post…

Oh, and in case you don’t get the reference in the title: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTJ6GPGMozo

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