Check the calendar and see if it's the school holidays
Viv said she didn't need to do that: looking out of the window is enough. Indeed: a very heavy rain storm and clouds so low and dark you feel you could reach out and touch them. As the train approaches the harbour, the harbour has disappeared. Either a heavy fog or a fault in reality. I remember standing on Bridge Street looking down at Woodside. The ferry terminal was visible but not even the slightest clue of the river beyond. That is all.