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feel free to comment and/or make a weak pun based on the band Ash.
it's just kinda cloudy and cold. there's not even a symbol on the BBC weather site for "nuclear winter caused by volcanic ash"
BUT SERIOUSLY my parents are supposed to be flying from Manchester tomorrow. I'm starting a facebook group to hopefully persuade the large cloud of volcanic ash to shift hopefully it'll work
i think it's dependant on wether they're heading north or south maybe?
As it is, my Ash puns have all been used. I'm off to smoke a Henri WIntermanns.
And now the release of a toxic death cloud. WHEN IS THIS MADNESS GONNA END ICELAND, WHEN?
so for a while was racking my brain as to what could have happened. My uncle pat was supposed to flying over this weekend too.
It ended with them reading out something about all four engines on a plane stopping. Imagine my dismay when I found out that was decades ago.
where I know people on here are listening to the same reports and will be on here talking about them an hour or two later; it gives you a reason to pay more attention to what they are saying rather than the munch, munch, munch noises in your own head.
What an age we live in!
Seriously though, I'm flying to Barcelona on Saturday to see Sonic Youth, and if this shit isn't sorted by then I'll have no choice but to boycott Iceland 4 lyfe.
My parents were going in holiday to Dubai for four days, but now I'll have to call round and tell everyone the house party's off.
Coming over here...
...so I stuck it on my facebook thing with a link to the bbc article.
Within 2 minutes of posting, a tory accqaintance of mine replied, taking the comment at face value rather than it's intended tongue in cheek value, just saying 'Exactly.'
Made me giggle a little.
see the video embedded here at 9:21
is that blaast?
Is that _yes?
Is that Lo-Pan?
this one included
"Correct me if I'm wrong, but I just looked on the internet and Iceland is way to the north of this country and I doubt whether many people would want to go there anyway so why stop ALL flights, not just the ones to Iceland? And if you look at where America is then it is a straight line to the WEST so you don't need ... See moreto go near Iceland anyway. Typical nanny state overkill from this government, costing us yet more billions, but if Iceland DID cause this, and it looks as if they did, then they should be made to pay back every penny - squeeze them for everything they have got. It is just convenient that it happened today with the leadership election on telly - they want to bury bad news with something sensationalist - I can't see this cloud so maybe it didn't exist at all ... think about it..."
and have just had a 12 hour trip instead of a 1 hour flight :(
Had to fly to london (we were on one of the last flights and by this point flights to everywhere but london were cancelled) and then had to pay £120 for a train ticket (which easyjet said would be reimbursed...lets see about that..) and then another 5 quid on top...so yeah, volcanoes arent one of my favourite things right now