Sunday, 20 January 2013

It's finally arrived!!

Most of the rest of the country has been blanketed in it for days.....they've been warning us for at least a week......the temperatures are freezing......but we'd only had a brief smattering......until today.....it started at 8am and hasn't stopped since.......and now we are living in a Winter Wonderland.....it may look beautiful.....but I'm not a big fan.
Because despite all the warnings....it will no doubt mean large swathes of the South grind to a halt......somehow our country is still totally unable to cope with snow!!
And me......we have a freezer full of food.....a conservatory full of logs.....a roaring fire....and I'm snuggling down with the new 'DCI Banks' paperback.
But first I thought I'd join in Helena's 'look up....look down' photo challenge.
look down
look up
not a lot of difference there today!!!!

22 comments:

♥ Mary Janes TEAROOM said...

It does look so lovely and magical though, doesn't it Jacky!...It sounds as though you are well prepared too so enjoy your Sunday afternoon with the logs burning and your new book..Such a perfect way to spend the afternoon!
Susan x

Karen said...

You may not be a big fan but you have photographed it beautifully.

Jo said...

I'm another one who's not a fan but that's only because I have to struggle to get to work in it. Your photo is beautiful.

Kathyk said...

Beautiful photo and your garden is HUGE! Love the humour with your look up and look down pix too

Stay safe in the snow matey

Kathyk

Jane said...

I will happily take it from you! Here in the Highlands we have nothing!!! :(

Rhona said...

I also like to stay cosy indoors Jacky :). Unfortunately they're still predicting more snow for the next 3 days!

Maria Ontiveros said...

It does look beautiful! And it sounds like you've got a great plan for how to spend your day. We've been enjoying watching premier league action in the snow! Finally, I love your look up, look down.
Stay warm,
Rinda

Angelfish said...

It does look pretty and I don't mind it, if I'm not going anywhere. The Look up, look down photos did make me smile!

Alison said...

Not a lot off difference indeed....stay warm!
Alison xx

Gail said...

Like you I'm not a fan of it but that picture really looks wonderful. Now if only we didn't have to go out in it. :)
LOL - loved your look up, look down photos - yep not a lot of difference at all. Stay warm.

furrypig said...

we have had quite a lot of snow since friday. i have been in my bed most of the weekend as not feeling great so won't be venturing out in it tomorrow...waiting to hear if the school is closed.... beautiful snow but problematic!

Sandra said...

I'm one of those annoying people that love it to bits. I'm super super excited. Although I'm rather happy to be sitting in front of the wood burner as I blog read :)

Jennifer Grace said...

Ha ha ha, I love that your photos of looking up and down are the same! Brilliant! It sounds like you'll be tucked in all snug, enjoy! x

Karen said...

Your first photo is really lovely, and your Up/Down photos are exactly why I've decided not to get involved with this particular project. Until March (or maybe April) that's probably about all we'll see. Sigh.

Sugar Lump Studios said...

Oh my goodness! We have been reading you were all hit. More than Michigan (I see grass right now)...I hope you are ok and just stay in and have tea and chocolate bisquits (Clubs and Penguins)! xoxo

Melissa said...

Oh that looks cold! Glad you are all snuggled in.

Denise said...

I love looking at it but not being out in it ! Gorgeous photos of your lovely garden x

Sian said...

What a gorgeous picture!

We had some on Friday, but it disappeared completely. I'm hoping the next lot doesn't arrive until we can get our jammed open velux window fixed!

Beverly said...

Love the up and down looks this week lol. The snow looks lovely and it sounds like you could settle in for a lengthy stay quite easily!

Sandie said...

Your garden looks lovely in the snow.

Elizabeth said...

That's probably the easiest Look Up, Look Down yet! I agree snow is lovely to look at only if you can curl up with a good book for the day.

Deb @ Paper Turtle said...

Your first photo is stunning, Jacky, and I had a little chuckle over your up/down shots. ;o)