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    Well wasn't yesterday fun?!

    I had been in Europe for a few days with the family visiting extended family and some friends. Monday night we stayed in Northern Germany in a little town not far from Aachen. We set off from there at around 11:30am local time and covered nearly 300miles to the channel tunnel. We arrived in the UK at 7pm local time

    Imagine my "delight" when we neared Swanley and the M20 ground to a halt. We sat for 2 hours inching forward. We finally made the M25 and then inched forward again. Idiots driving by too fast! We came to the Dartford crossing and they were still letting vehicles cross. We arrived home in Bedfordshire at just after midnight.

    How come I the first part of our drive was under the same weather conditions and we progressed OK, get to the UK and things go belly up and chaos ensues?!!!

    When will we learn in this country?!

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    The UK can't cope with weather lower than 2c or hotter than 25c.

    Plus leaves, strong winds, lots of rain, large hail stones...........................

    To be fair due to the weather being unpredictable least it enables you to start a conversation with complete strangers. I remember someone foreign saying to me "Now I understand why you British always talk about the weather".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mustang View Post
    Well wasn't yesterday fun?!

    I had been in Europe for a few days with the family visiting extended family and some friends. Monday night we stayed in Northern Germany in a little town not far from Aachen. We set off from there at around 11:30am local time and covered nearly 300miles to the channel tunnel. We arrived in the UK at 7pm local time

    Imagine my "delight" when we neared Swanley and the M20 ground to a halt. We sat for 2 hours inching forward. We finally made the M25 and then inched forward again. Idiots driving by too fast! We came to the Dartford crossing and they were still letting vehicles cross. We arrived home in Bedfordshire at just after midnight.

    How come I the first part of our drive was under the same weather conditions and we progressed OK, get to the UK and things go belly up and chaos ensues?!!!

    When will we learn in this country?!
    I think you will find that the Germans cannot cope when travelling to Moscow in winter
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    We are a laughing stock globally, and referred to by the Aussies as "whinging poms".
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    Quote Originally Posted by suityou01 View Post
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