Just the unmitigated shock of freeze/age without anything to dress it up.
You go outdoors/into the mirror and think, I'm not coming here again until someone lends me a fluffy coat!
Some people say snow absorbs some of the cold. I think it just makes it easier to bear.
I am glad to have plentiful flurries this morning, a consolation amid minus temperatures and Germany's eternal grey.
With a picture from summer: here is an interview with me on chapbookery conducted by Laura Madeleine Wiseman.