Today, despite setting my alarm, there was a marked absence of frost.
But while the Devil has been lax in his promises, meet the gang, cos the boys are here!
And at 3.50pm:
Which leads very nicely on to the question, how many beans make five?
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Roud, S. (2006) The English Year: A Month-By-Month Guide To The Nation’s Customs and Festivals, From May Day to Mischief Night, London, Penguin Books