It’s easy to grumble in this weather. I don’t like the cold or the ever- present danger of slipping. There is one thing we mustn’t take for granted though: how lovely it is.
For those of a prehistoric disposition, one can imagine shaggy-coated Hadrosaurs marching bleakly through the bitter cold in search of hardy foliage or – if they’re really lucky – the occasional fruit.
Ice can also carve the most incredible landscapes, as David Attenborough’s Frozen Planet so clearly demonstrates.
Here’s a few photographs taken on my walk to work this morning to inspire you: