How to: survive a snow day

And now to the beautiful and relentless icy enveloping the British Isles. The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings across most of the country, and news is pouring in of closed airports, stranded motorists, temperatures as low as -20 in Altnaharra, Scotland, closed schools and worried farmers.

It is, however, hard to be too sad when the world looks like this.

Great Britain covered in Snow

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