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Gallery: White Christmas 2009

A snowy afternoon in Cambridge, 18 December 2009

This gallery was created on Saturday, 19th December 2009

A place to meet and chat

Along the riverbank

Good for the soul

I'll just lie here for a while, until it warms up.

Riverside in the ice and snow

Ski ramp

steady as she goes... arctic conditions on Riverside

Snowman building on Jesus Green

Very icy. Riverside.

Union Lane in the snow and ice. Very treacherous. Only the main roads get gritted and since most cycle routes avoid those roads the city becomes a no-go area for cycling after snow. or at least you can go, you just risk your neck and ot ... [more]

It doesn't really come across properly in the photograph but Arbury Road was just a mess of ice, slush and water when I took this. But look how close this idiot driver is to the guy on the bike. He is almost touching his mudguard. If the ... [more]

Union Road in the snow and ice. Very treacherous. Only the main roads get gritted and since most cycle routes avoid those roads the city becomes a no-go area for cycling after snow. or at least you can go, you just risk your neck and ot ... [more]

The cattle grid and gate under Victoria Avenue bridge. The paths across the commons are sheets of ice.

Church Street in the snow and ice. Very treacherous. Only the main roads get gritted and since most cycle routes avoid those roads the city becomes a no-go area for cycling after snow. or at least you can go, you just risk your neck and ... [more]

The Cresta run... or the cycle path from the back of tesco down to Riverside, as it is sometimes known. Not only do users have the bollard slalom to cope with today, but we have sheet ice to launch you into the roadway. At least the car ... [more]

Church Street - one of the main cycle routes into the city. That is an inch of compacted sheet ice, not a road surface. Very dangerous.

Head down across the snow

On piste

Which way to warmer weather?

Lots of ice at a tricky spot at midday - no sign of it shifting by 1.20.

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