Britain is in the grip of ice and freezing fog. Officials are under fire over ungritted roads. The AA are dealing with 700 calls an hour (busiest for 25 years and the airports are crippled. On top of this, we are in the worst recession since 1955. These are some of the headlines from the national press.
I'll still eat, drink, laugh, make friends, appreciate what I have (and haven't got) as well as try and make the world a better place...all of which is easily affordable.
Tomorrow I'll wrap up warm and go out to shop in the brilliant sunshine without a snowflake in sight...such are the benefits of living in a protective valley. We rarely see extremes in anything other than the people who live here.
Time to help Bev wrap some gifts.