Walk Like a Penguin and Ignore the Sand on Spanish Banks

Price Tags

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As hard as it may seem to everyone else in the country we have not been dealing with the cold, the snow, and especially the icy conditions of the city sidewalks and bike routes too well. Usually a slippery frosty day or two subsides tearfully into rain and all that messy ice disappears. But that hasn’t happened this time, and Price Tags ruefully looks at the vacationing Mayor of Vancouver in Mexico and our own Gordon Price in Buenos Aires with great envy.

There have been some news items about people slipping and falling on the ice and Global News has helpfully let us know that  “German trauma surgeons advised the public on Wednesday to walk like penguins to avoid slipping on pavements with freezing temperatures forecast nationwide over the next few days. An advisory published on the website of the German Society of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery said that walking…

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