British Waterways said nearly 90% of its 2,200-mile (3,540-km) river and canal network had frozen solid
This is the line BBC are reporting. That is some widespread and ongoing freeze. We shouldn't be surprised as it is reported that the sea is freezing in the south west.
For my sins I have been getting up at 5am to be in work at 6am to give the call about the status of our site that gets posted on our web site at 7am.
So you toasty warm retired livaboards - its not all bad !!
Oh and I get to work on my cycle.... hardy bugger I am
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