Our final Wednesday meet of 2017 took 8 of us to the Stiperstones Inn, arriving from various directions within the space of a few minutes. John, Huw and I took a 34 mile route, storming down the B road from Chirbury towards Shrewsbury, only to find when we turned South that perhaps our new found form was something to do with the wind direction! The music selection in the bar was Christmas based, as to be expected, although perhaps from one of those CDs that would have been better left at the bottom of the pile. Much humming and even the occasional break out into full song did occur, so it was perhaps fortunate that we had the bar mostly to ourselves!
Writing this a week later, it is difficult to comprehend what has been and gone, with 10" of snow at the weekend and BC in a virtual lock down. Christmas dinner ride to the Inn on the Green next Sunday (17th), followed by our regular Winter Solstice visit to the top of Bury Ditches to hopefully see the sunrise (21st).
|Snows at the weekend|