Hixie's Natural Log

2003-12-24 11:15 UTC More notes from a Winter in Oslo

If, after snowing, it rains, the result will be a ground covered by inviting patches of snow that turn into deadly puddles of cold water on contact. After areas of the ground have been subjected to this treatment for a few microseconds, they will turn into sludge, a grey oozing solid not unlike a slush drink made from dirt. This substance has the consistence of water, and splashes like it, but is able to remain in piles where it has been pushed by heavy wheels.