Ice-Nine?

In the last few days we have felt a bit like we are battling Vonnegut’s Ice-Nine with liquid water becoming a rare and preciously guarded commodity.

How can the stuff become so solid that it makes an impenetrable barrier

20180303-04-2
20180303-05-2

and today the air is composed of droplets which crystallise all they touch

20180303-08

Over the last two days the dry fine particles have been driven by the blasting Easterly through every crack and crevice, invading out buildings

20180303-01
20180303-03
20180303-05
20180303-06

They also smooth contours and fill in crannys – the vital feeding habitat of the Treecreeper. He is driven to disdainfully visiting the ground feeder

20180303-13-2

Now the wind has abated the previously evacuated meadow hens have returned home where they celebrate with a corn circle

20180303-07

One thought on “Ice-Nine?

  1. Suggest you send your lane”sculpture snow” photos to news reports as have not seen any for Powys or this area, they are superb.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s