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January 28th, 2016
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Winter in Central Europe [#projectBrno blog post]

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Date:January 29th, 2016 08:49 am (UTC)
Many years ago I found myself at the office of the Venezuelan military Attaché. I have no idea now why I was there, btw. There was a Russian colonel there (now, what was _he_ doing there) complaining about the English winter. Inevitably, I replied something about them having 'real' winters. He said they had 'proper' winters but not this humid autumn thing all year round.

Also, you may have seen this, that a Canadian friend here was quoting the other day:
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Date:January 29th, 2016 03:34 pm (UTC)

Yes, it's a bit like that. I've seen actual blizzards here, in just 1½ winters. But the city goes on untroubled.

The only thing that has stopped it was freezing fog -- /everything/ ended up coated in ice. The trams and trains all stopped and walking around this hilly city became seriously risky.
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