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Cold comforts

I’ve been told that if I actually *lived* in a place where it snowed, the whole romance of snow would be um, dissolved for me.

I was told this most vehemently by Australians based in Toronto. Toronto, they said, is cold.

‘You think this is cold?’ they asked, gesturing at the September skyline, ‘This isn’t cold.’

I was cold.

In Calgary one week later bits of me froze that I didn’t even know existed.

Still, here’s some pretty snowflakes for you that I found at zarq‘s: http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/