Cold Weather ahoy

It starts around wednesday teatime – the weather forecast shows a huge sheet of white scrolling up the country. Sure enough the following morning there is snow on the ground – not enough to actually be fun but just enough to snarl up the traffic and slow everything down. Over the next couple of days the snow turns into this… not quite snow, not quite rain that soaks more than it should and alchemically transforms the original settled snow around my house into a philosophers stone of black ice. Today the weather has merely decided to be cold so I’m on a mission to buy some warmer clothes and waterproof footwear