The weather forecaster mentioned the dreaded Winter "S" word last night, (October 3rd) taking me and the news presenter totally off guard. She exclaimed in long drawn out breathy shocked vocal sounds, "S--N--O--Wwww! And I jerked out of my chair exclaiming "SNOW!" in a higher pitch and in unison with her.
There have been really heavy sleet-filled showers today and there is a definite nippy edge to the blustery wind. Is this the weather that is the precursor of what is to come, what we have been led to wait for and expect this week.
My snow tyres have been promptly put on order.