March 2018 Picture of the Month


Winter arrives in Great Cheverell in Wiltshire. Icicles hang from the thatch on our cottage after the first heavy snowfall in years. Thatched houses, of course, have no guttering, so there is nowhere for the snow to run off. In 2013 – the last time we had any serious snow – some of the icicles reached nearly three feet in length before they eventually dropped to the ground like missiles.

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