Icy What the Problem Is

You may have seen in the media that it’s unusually cold in the Northeastern United States at the moment (I mean it’s cold in other places too like Canada but you expect it to be colder than a polar bears arse in Canada). Continue reading “Icy What the Problem Is”

An Englishman’s Guide to Surviving Winter

This is my first winter in New England and the past week has been the coldest week that I’ve ever known; it hasn’t been above -5C all week and the temperature when I woke up on Thursday was -19C (-28C with wind-chill). Unless you were conceived and born in an Arctic research station that is pretty bloody cold. At that temperature exposed skin gets frost bite within 15 minutes. Continue reading “An Englishman’s Guide to Surviving Winter”