Tara’s theme this week is White. I wasn’t going to post anything, and I know everyone’s bored of snow but… it is all so beautiful.
We’re not really snowed in but we can’t really get out. At least, not in the car; we’re saving a lot of money on petrol. There was a brief thaw at the weekend and the icicles regressed but the cold has come back with a vengeance this week. The icicles are now 2m long and there’s an inaccessible glacier teetering off the gutter immediately above our phone line. -13° C this morning. I know that’s not really cold, in the global scheme of things, but rather like floods in the Sahara these temperatures are not an everyday – or even every winter – occurrence in this neighbourhood. The snow is still way above my knees in the back garden.
I haven’t been swimming or running for over a week and I’m suffering from cabin fever and so these views from the kitchen window seem most relevant. Yes, the photos would have been improved by opening the window – or even cleaning it – but this is the inaccessible window behind the inaccessible glacial cornice.