To quote the Met Office,
"Coldest night of the winter so farTemperatures last night fell widely below minus 10 degrees Celsius across parts of southern and eastern England with Holbeach in Lincolnshire recording a minimum -15.6C, making it the coldest night of the winter so far and also since Boxing Day 2010. Issued at 0900 on Sat 11 Feb 2012. "
Washing up done and kept, cat fed, clothes mostly dried and distributed to their owners, kitchen tidied.
The first ten balls of clay are weighed and ready, just finish my mug of coffee and "we're ready to roll" !!