Did we just happen to call at the wrong moment? Or is it a reflection that the youth of today have so much more available to them? We now live in a computer age, with games available to play, and digital TV offering hundreds of channels.
In our day we'd have been ushered out into the snow and would have welcomed the chance to let of steam with a few hours' healthy exercise before returning to thaw out before the coal fires in our Brigg council houses. Indeed, we might well have been detailed to saw up a few old railway sleepers, chop some sticks for fire-lighting or been sent out to collect a few bags of logs. And those pastimes would have eaten up more calories.
Further to our previous post this morning, all is well in the town centre. There's plenty of slush but the monthly farmers's market, and adjoining Saturday general market, have both gone ahead - despite the overnight snow.
If you hadn't heard, Brigg Town FC's home game this afternoon has been cancelled, which will come as no surprise at all.
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