Monday, 26 February 2018

Beast From The East


No, it's not a review for some terrible horror story I'm reading! It's a freezing cold storm moving in from Russia to hit the UK this week. It is going to get very cold, travel will be disrupted by heavy snowfall and there is a warning about the loss of power across the country.  England have started getting the snow today and it is to be worse on Tuesday, while Scotland is expected to get hit on Wednesday. If that wasn't enough there is Storm Emma coming in to hit the UK around Friday.

I plan to be blogging as normal unless of course we lose power. If you don't see me around your blogs or answering comments and posting stuff this week, it's just the loss of power. I figured I better say so in advance just in case! If we do lose power I'm not greatly concerned about it. I'm well stocked on batteries and lanterns for light, we have gas fires, bottled water, food, camping stove and gas, extra duvet and blankets and other useful stuff!

If you've read the news articles online or watch the TV media, you might be seeing people were in panic buying mode in UK shops today, buying up entire trolleys of bottled water and loaves of bread as if it truly was the end of the world-and that is BEFORE the power was even mentioned as being at risk! They emptied the shelves like a swarm of locusts. Imagine the scenes of chaos if the lights did go out like in my EMP books...kind of makes you think!

Anyway, stuffing my inner prepper back in her box, hopefully I won't lose power and will see you each day as normal!

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  1. Now I know you are prepped for this emergency! I hope you stay safe and warm!

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    1. Hopefully the worst will pass us by. There have been a few attempts at snow and the temperature has dropped a bit but no storm yet!

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  2. Yikes hope it's not too bad! Dystopias are more fun to read about than to experience, right? Ha ha but seriously hope you don't get hit too hard...

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    1. Exactly! Mind you I could use it as a sort of dry run for a big disaster!

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  3. I am not worried about you guys at all of this hits. I know how well prepared you are. However, I will still send good wishes your way and tell you and your Dad to stay safe! And yes, when I saw the title, I thought it was a new book I hadn't heard about!

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    1. It's a great book title isn't it...a Chernobyl monster maybe! We're getting the bins emptied and the bird feeders filled today just in case!

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  4. Stay safe! If the power goes out, you’ll have an excuse to get lots of reading done. :)

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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    1. We've had a heavy snow shower just a few minutes ago! I hope the power doesn't go but I spent today getting big pots of soup ready just in case!

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  5. A hot toddy, your favorite snuggly and a good book sound in order.
    sherry @ fundinmental

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    1. Ooh I really hate whisky! Homemade soup, my leopard onesie and a book is more to my taste!

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