This year's Christmas disaster?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Globalti, 18 Dec 2007.

  1. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    Sorry to bring this up but my wife and I have noticed that there's always a disaster around Christmas. So what will it be this year? Train crash? M4 pileup? Ferry sinking? Plane crash? Rampaging gunman in Tesco? Exploding refinery? Religious fanatics?
  2. sheddy

    sheddy Guru

    Remind me, what was the 2006 Christmas disaster ?
  3. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member

    None of the above Fate is going on holiday this WinterFestival. Peace and Goodwill will prevail.
  4. marinyork

    marinyork Resting in suspended Animation

    Probably already been. There was a nasty pile up on the M62 this morning but it didn't really get on the news :smile:
  5. girofan

    girofan New Member

    Think of warm weather, balmy breezes and bike riding Rigid.
    Take two Asprin, go to bed and you'll feel better by morning!
  6. girofan

    girofan New Member

    Also Rigid a Happy Christmas and peaceful New Year to you and your wife!
  7. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    It's Turkey again this year at the MIL's instaed of Goose this year...what more of a disaster do you want?
  8. trustysteed

    trustysteed Guest

    having to visit family.....:rolleyes:
  9. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    Well, there's been a train crash in Pakistan last night. There was a pile up with at least one fatality on the A1 yesterday.

    If it could possibly NOT be the 9.44 York/Winchester Cross Country Trains service on Saturday coming off the rails at 100mph, I'd be grateful.

    And a Merry christmas to you too.

    I think actually, there are disasters happening all the time. We just notice them more at Christmas because everything is supposed to be perfect.
  10. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    big crash on the A2 last night. The trffic backed up for miles, off the actual motorway
  11. trustysteed

    trustysteed Guest

    there's bound to be a chav house burnt down by the tree xmas lights. if there's any justuice in the law of averages!
  12. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Anyone going on a club run on icy roads over the holidays?
  13. nope, not after the events of a few years ago when Chuffy poured water onto the road, knowing i'd be going along it later. spent new year's eve in the minor injuries unit being patched up as the wounds hadn't stopped bleeding after several days and i needed a tetanus.
  14. SamNichols

    SamNichols New Member

    Colne, Lancs
    I thought that I'd share this, but my own family has had it's own Christmas disaster already. Some people may remember that a few weeks ago that I said that I was at home due to family trouble, that was this. On the 28th of November, my cousin Iain (the son of my mum's twin sister) was found dead in his hostel room in Cambodia, he was 32 and he suffered from heart failure. Yesterday we buried him. Their family lived in a small village in Cambridgeshire, and around 200 people came to his funeral. He may have been my cousin, but I barely knew him at all; from what I can tell, it would've been good to have known him, as he was a caring guy, a good friend and a good support to a lot of people. Our whole family has been very cut up about it, given the closeness of my mum to her sister, and the suddenness of his departure, thousands of miles from home. Very sad, and not the Christmas we would want in the least.
  15. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    Very sorry to hear of your troubles Sam, tragic. Condolences to you and your family.
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