I was so fully aware that only serious moods and occupations were acceptable, that in his presence every effort to sustain or follow any other became vain: I fell under a freezing spell
Should we get a long freezing spell
then fish could be slowed up.
The long freezing spell
this year has seen the RSPB in Newcastle taking calls from people asking about the identities of unusual birds which have arrived in their gardens.
It came in very handy recently through that freezing spell
because although duvets are warm the extra weight was comforting on those long frosty nights.
Yet West Midlands Ambulance Service said they had not received the expected higher number of calls, as people listened to advice to stay indoors during the freezing spell
And an even higher toll is expected to be revealed in November when latest figures take into account the worst freezing spell
in 30 years.
Recently, Maddox has been getting even closer, helping Dartnall out during the freezing spell
with transport to the beach so the string could keep working.
HOUSEHOLDS across the country cranked up the heating to see off the UK's freezing spell
but are set to pay the price as winter bills begin to hit the doormat.
After a freezing spell
in which temperatures fell to -28oC in some parts of Bulgaria, snow has now returned bringing difficult conditions in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.
Other winters have been much milder and so this freezing spell
has tended to catch everyone out.
Not so with the current prolonged freezing spell
COLD TIMES: Snow covered Southgate in Huddersfield during the big freeze of New Year's Day in 1949 (49-5566); CLEARING: A snowplough was out at Holme Moss in December, 1962; weatherman Paul Stevens (below) predicts a freezing spell