Last night the gritters were out and it was sooooooo cold Nigel said that it hurt the tip of his nose when he nipped over to the village Tesco Express to get some Jammie Dodgers for our supper.
So, you can imagine the tangible and palpable expectation dans Chez Castle when we saw a few tantalising flakes of snow falling just before bedtime …. and if Darrell and Nigel hummed "Do you wanna build a snowman", once they must have hummed it a hundred times!!!!!
However, it has to be said that the few flakes that promised so much last night, disappointed in the morning …..
Needless to say, Nigel was out there almost immediately, despite his previous cold nose, without any thought a coat, hat or gloves … what is he like?Yes, it all looked very, very romantic …….
…… but after Nigel’s very close scrutiny, he sadly sighed, that it wasn’t the right kind of snow for building a snowman, it was hard, crunchy and icy, and not of the correct powdery consistency for maximum holding together. Oh well, it was a lovely dream while it lasted …… but perhaps this was a just snowfall of a tester/taster type nature ....... and perhaps there’s more on the way!!!