Yes, the UK is struggling under a few inches of snow – but it isn’t all bad.

Some of us have taken the opportunity to have a laugh about it.

Here are some of the classics that have appeared on This Writers social media feeds.

There have been acts of amazing skill, such as this Edinburgh bus driver who executed a perfect swerve on ice to avoid a disastrous crash:

Her name is Charmaine Laurie and her story is here.

At least one group of musicians have written and performed a song about it (HARSH LANGUAGE ALERT!):

Snow Song – Southend News Network Feat. Annie Humphrey

WATCH our song all about how us Brits lose the plot as soon as the white stuff falls!

Posted by Southend News Network on Thursday, 12 January 2017

And the madness even infected one of my own friends, who was gripped by the urge to create a ‘snow angel’ in the middle of what would otherwise have been one of our town’s busier streets:

We did, eventually, manage to persuade him that he didn’t have to stay on the ground.

Inevitably, some people think we’re funny for a different reason:


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