Sunday, February 12, 2006

THE SHARK'S FEELING FOR SNOW


A couple of days ago, in bright blue-sky sunshine, I went out in a t shirt.

Now the weather has come all at once and even New York is a little shocked. The second biggest snowfall since records began. And still falling.

Lying in bed last night facing the window, Egyptian print curtain-substitute tied up to reveal the most extraordinary shadows and lights. Thunderstorm and snowstorm at one and the same time. How freakin' crazy is that?! Lightning barely cutting through the snow, which was coming down not in flakes, but in sheets.

And now in midtown Manhattan, cars abandoned in cross streets and snow ploughs swerve into sidewalks. Children and I frolic in joyful abandonment as all systems break down and everyone turns to plan b.

4 Comments:

Blogger est said...

xwow i t looks a friggin baked alaska.. or aton of vanilla icecream for the snow gods.. oiy.. how much fun must this be!!!

2:22 PM, February 12, 2006  
Anonymous bigbuzzard said...

What's happened to good old anglo saxon expletives? The jazzshark's gone all 'freaking' american on us and started beating around the bush.

8:14 PM, February 12, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

MEAN TIME ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD....
perth today 39oC!!many beaches across the country closed down because of sharks coming too far in-land for feeding..swimmers beware...HAPPY SNOW FROLICS SUVA

12:28 AM, February 13, 2006  
Blogger codenameLizzy said...

The traffic chaos must surely feel like home sweet home.
xxx

2:28 PM, February 13, 2006  

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