The plan is

Soon enough, a snowman

On Wednesday morning, I will catch the Eurostar train for Paris, to spend Christmas with my cousin. Next week some time, we mosey over to Germany for a little snowy, rural getaway.

So much for the plan. Meanwhile, the Eurostar is running a "contingency timetable" due to snow here and on the continent. What this means is that people queue like crazy in the cold, despite having tickets in hand, and maybe get a seat on the day's trains, viz.:

I am packing a water bottle, biscuits, possibly sandwiches and a thermos of hot coffee for Wednesday.

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At 12/20/2010 8:55 pm , Anonymous Howard said...

Seriously with queues like that why not just bite the bullet, cancel plans, and stay home?

At 12/20/2010 10:39 pm , Anonymous e. said...

Ouch. I agree with Howard, though.

At 12/21/2010 5:55 am , Blogger Tym said...

Paris! Germany!

Reports from the Twitterverse suggest that today's queue is moving faster. On the other hand, some people started queueing at 5 a.m. ...


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