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Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?

A white Christmas could be a reality this year as forecasters warned of a very cold end to 2015, with snow arriving in some parts of the country already.

The next three months are likely to be colder than average and bookmakers have slashed the odds on it being a white Christmas somewhere in the UK.

Many of us think of the Christmases of our youth as being snow-laden festivals of sledging and snowball fights. But that may have more to do with romanticised notions old fashioned Christmases than anything we have lived through.

How many white Christmases have you experienced? Does the thought of a white Christmas fill you with delight or dread? Would you like Bing Crosby’s song to become a reality!?

Are you dreaming of a White Christmas?

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major red
19th Aug 2016
0
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not good for my back but love seeing snow just i have to stay in as disabled even rain
Barbara58
21st Dec 2015
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Spooky but true - as I add my comment, dear old Bing is on TV in the background singing that song!!! Well I never. LOL!
I know the 'snow troops' will be out in the Village if we experience deep snow, digging people out from their homes and our tiny lanes and checking that all is well with the elderly and infirm. Marvellous!
In that respect I hope it does snow as it brings out the very best in community spirit.
The children in the Village go sledging mad in our hilly surrounds - deep joy!
But, please, not a bad enough snow that we lose power and the folk who need it most are vulnerable.
Other than that, not bothered either way, though it's fun in a slightly sadistic way to see the reactions of my 7 cats to the white stuff! Hilarious.
Happy Christmas to all - get those shovels ready, just in case!
justabout
19th Dec 2015
0
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A white Christmas would be perfect if we could guide it to stay of the roads. Many people get their Christmas plans disrupted because of the snow
Buttonmoon
19th Dec 2015
0
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I hate snow in any shape or form.
bluemoon239
18th Dec 2015
1
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Having lived in Norway for years , it wasn't Xmas without the snow. We always had an outside Xmas tree with lights and covered with real snow. Great memories...
AnnHar1
14th Dec 2015
2
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I lived in an area where we regularly got "snowed in" until I was in my 30's 😀 loved it. Where I live now (Lancashire) we rarely have any great amount of snow and what we do doesn't really stay around for long!! I miss the snow and the eerie silence of walking down a lane with drifts higher than me on either side arrrrrrrrr the memories
HJR58
14th Dec 2015
0
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I wouldn't deny that it looks very pretty at first but lots of people travel at Christmas and then it's a problem. Because we rarely get any significant snow in much of the UK we're hopeless at dealing with it! We're away in a cottage in Wales over the Christmas period and certainly don't want to be 'snowed in'!
internationallady
13th Dec 2015
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I love them and have great memories of the last couple we had. But I recognise that others find them less enticing.
jillypoo
13th Dec 2015
1
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I would love to see some snow but I think that the locals would freak out. I'm an accompanying spouse and posted to the Solomon Islands where it is above 30 degreess for twelve months of the year. I long to feel the cold.
Jamies144
11th Dec 2015
0
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I hope to see a Christmas like it was when my parents were young
Moonmin
10th Dec 2015
1
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would be nice but only for Christmas day
lindam1949
8th Dec 2015
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A white Christmas is a lovely fantasy. The reality is cold and wet for elderly and homeless. Leave it for the films.
thefilthycripple
7th Dec 2015
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As proved by tge floods ,due to a lack of investment we cannot cope with adverse weather
Alex an der
7th Dec 2015
0
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Yes, but only if we are guarantee a good Spring n Summer.
Beany
6th Dec 2015
1
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A sprinkle of the white fluffy snow on Christmas Day would add to the joy but not nasty slippy ice or deep drifts which cause chaos.
lizfid3
4th Dec 2015
1
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No as it means my family would not be able to visit, our roads and railways can't cope!!!
Munsterlander
30th Nov 2015
1
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Yes! I have had a few White Christmases and love them
Alicia
30th Nov 2015
1
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I do not like snow, it looks pretty but it is difficult to walk on.
JohnHerb
30th Nov 2015
3
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That would be wonderful...in fact I wish we had a mini-ice age like they had in the mid 1600s and we had ice fairs on the Thames!
HJR58
14th Dec 2015
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Not good for the many people who work to provide essential services over Christmas as I used to. A&E departments are busy enough at this tome of year without an extra influx of fractures and falls caused by bad weather.
Marley444
30th Nov 2015
2
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Yes, yes, yes! Haven't seen enough in my lifetime!
Deny
30th Nov 2015
4
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I like to see snow only when I don't have to travel anywhere
The beadwitch
29th Nov 2015
7
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Visually & romantically - lovely. As a District Nurse working on Christmas Day - I really hope it doesn't snow X
GeraldineI
4th Dec 2015
1
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quite agree, i am a nurse also but not working right now, lets hope no snow !
thefilthycripple
27th Nov 2015
4
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A romantic notion but very impracticable for many older folks plus this country cannot cope these days !
Seatiger
26th Nov 2015
5
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The only places for snow is on the tops of mountains and in photographs!!! Lol.
celtwitch
25th Nov 2015
2
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I love the snow and ice, there are few simple pleasures more satisfying than crunching my way over the snow covered hill tops on a freezing day. Exhilarating, energising and beautiful.
AnnHar1
14th Dec 2015
0
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I agree 😀 love it
BarbaraJ
23rd Nov 2015
9
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I work for NHS Scotland. The snow just adds to our winter woes. Broken arms, hands, hips knees and ankles, not to mention the traffic accidents.
thefilthycripple
12th Nov 2015
8
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I hate the snow it is so dangerous underfoot and I have seen so many older folks who have fallen ,they sometimes never fully recover !
Jo Kingham
11th Nov 2015
5
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It some ways it would be nice but the trouble is the whole country comes to a standstill.
Wilf
11th Nov 2015
2
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Its a bit early so far but it would be nice. The weather forecast today is for 3 months of strong wind and rain. No change there then for UK Ltd

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