I heard that there was a little snow down south.

Random Writings on the Bathroom Wall

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Did ya make it to the grocery store for your emergency essentials before pandelerium set in???

Meanwhile in Minnesota, there’s a one vehicle accident on the CrossTown …

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The Beast From the East

The Average Aspirant

Good morning fellow bloggers!


SO! Who has heard or experienced this ‘Beast from the East’? I certainly have been in the midst of it all. Currently waiting for the big fall to come this afternoon which will be oh so fun! *rolls eyes*.


What is ‘The Beast from the East’? 

You can find out and educate yourself here… The Beast from the East . 

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(Picture from the BBC)

In short:

Blizzards, strong winds, drifting snow and the bitter cold has caused death and disruption as the weather system nicknamed the “Beast from the East” combined with Storm Emma to create some of the most testing weather experienced in the UK for years.

The Met Office issued a red warning – its most severe alert – on Thursday as temperatures plunged and up to 50cm (20 inches) of snow fell on high ground. Forecasters said the harsh conditions could continue in…

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2017 Hokkaido Winter Drive – Blog Series

Little Lion's Lifebook

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In this blog series, I share the experience of my first winter drive in Hokkaido. Many of you are fans of my Singapore-Thailand road trips. This road trip, however, is a completely different animal, especially for many of us who have never driven in the snow and icy conditions before.

This was also the first time in 17 years I’ve rented a car for a holiday drive. I booked a car from the excellent website Rentalcars.com, a zippy Mazda 2 which is sufficient for two adults and one child. After doing a bit of research, I realised that an International Driving Permit would be required for driving in Japan. This is easily available at the Automobile Association of Singapore. The application procedure was super easy and convenient- I did a walk-in application at the Ang Mo Kio office and it took me only 10 minutes, all you need…

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