This very stylishly trimmed gentleman greeted the very few souls about in Smithfield today, as Dubliners woke up to the fact that Met Eireann shouting wolf and the more excitable redtops howling about the ‘beast from the east’ had something of a point after all.
And our sources further afield tell us that snow is falling on the Bario Gotico, too. Snowballs flying on the Ramblas? Whatever next. Costa, the recently arrived multinational, is closed. Cinnamon, long of this parish, well, as long as we are, and on the corner of our lane, is defiantly open.