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A full day at the office, nothing unusual in that except I’m at Ericsson’s Group HQ in Sweden. After a simple 5 minute walk from the hotel this morning – well I say simple but actually my first step out of the hotel I almost ended up seeing stars, thankfully I recovered well from any embarrassment – it was a day of regional communication meetings. Good to catch up with some old friends too up on the 6th floor – yes I was allowed that high ;-)

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Snow

It was only a bit of snow, right? Well yes but it turned out to be a rather large bit across Berkshire and North Hampshire in the end! I left the Guildford office at around 4.45pm in grey miserable rainy conditions and reached the M3 at Camberley in around an hour later. But that was just the start as 7 hours later I pulled into my drive! Continue reading…

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So the country grinds to a halt… again! It really is beyond me how much we suffer with roads/transport etc after a little bit of snow. I mean, there are many countries who still manage to run perfectly normal despite practically being covered in snow for months at a time – why is it so difficult here? Does this happen in winter in Stockholm? I don’t think so.

I managed to brave the weather and made it to within 10 miles of Guildford before having to turn back – just about every road into Guildford is blocked from either snow or accidents. Anyway, I’ve made it instead to Basingstoke – but by the looks of it I risk being snowed in here too! Now where did I put those tennis racket shoes of mine….

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