What happened to Winter?

Winter? There’s not much point in going up a ski jump when there’s no snow. And so far, November is looking to be one of the warmest on record.

antidote to winter, glorious beach, north-west Scotland

glorious — deserted — beach, north-west Scotland

Not quite as warm and inviting as this beautiful Scottish beach, perhaps, but warm enough to forget about fires and thermal underwear. Sellers of winter woollies will be tearing their hair out.

Meanwhile, Sophie and I are soldiering on with website preparation, ready for the great unveiling day. Oh, and we’re trying to finish the odd book, while we’re at it.