I don't think I've ever experienced a winter as cold and extended as this.
For winter we cover our pool with a large black tarpaulin, which becomes permanently filled with about 4 inches of water. This water has been frozen over for weeks, and even Freddie (the cat) now takes short-cuts across its surface.
It's Shrove Tuesday (pancake day) and we are, at last, promised decent mid-day temperatures. I just hope our sub-zero nights are done with.
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