Okay, so that is a slight exaggeration but when looking out of the windows to see a lingering mist across the fields, the novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did spring to mind (or is it just I have a vivid imagination?)
And then of course a mere week later, this arrived (but very, very briefly)
What is it about the British fascination with weather? Is it because we just get so much of the stuff?
January is usually a great time to tick off the list all those jobs that we haven't had time to do throughout the rest of the year (or indeed throughout the past 10 years!) so one of the big jobs requiring attention was this...
and THIS was the great result (bit like one of those Cillit Bang adverts on the tv using the penny!)
Now on to the remaining 1,102 jobs left on the list...!