I’m a day late posting this one. We have had heavy frost for a few days in a row. Not unusual for the time of year. The difference this year is that it has not thawed during the day. The temperature has stayed below freezing point day and night.
Each day’s frost is added to the previous day’s. The result is that every surface is covered in beautiful long spikes. It looks like something out of a fairytale book. The Ice Queen could sweep round the corner at any moment and not look out of place.
It is fragile and started to thaw today as we briefly went above freezing. Everyone I met, commented about how beautiful it was.
The trees were thickly covered with frost. I drove up to the Mendips, which is exposed and colder. The trees there were white, as if covered with snow, but the roads were clear, apart from an icing sugar sprinkling which had fallen from the trees. I wish I had taken my camera.
While most of the country is dealing with snow, I think we are lucky to be enjoying Jack Frost’s handiwork.