Flummoxed by the emergency services

I have been riding public transportation in Vienna for nigh on 30 years. I know pretty much most of the tram, bus, underground and train networks off by heart. Or at least I thought I did. Two years of reduced travel, or probably not having to be anywhere particularly urgently have clearly had an effect though.

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A curious relationship with snow

The British are renowned as being a seafaring nation, ruling the waves (and sometimes their fishing waters) and currently apparently soon to be “free of their shackles” with a trade deal, and also pride themselves of their relationship with steam (or at least steam-based transport, with a list of firsts regarding steamers and steam locomotives). However their relationship with snow is a distinctly poorer and … Continue reading A curious relationship with snow