The recent severe weather has
revived memories of 1963 when there was a relentless succession of snowy, icy weeks from Boxing Day to the beginning of March.
Less well recalled I am sure is January 1979. Writing in his Memory Lane pages for the Oxford Mail edition of January 21, 2013, John Chipperfield highlighted ‘1979 and plenty of fun in the snow’.
North Oxfordshire youngsters were not slow to take advantage of the conditions.