It was icy and wet outside. Snowflakes floated down but the ground was mostly just soggy. The temperature didn't reach 2 degrees. The hothouse was more like an icebox. The chooks were locked up in their warm, dry shed. We lit a fire early and kept it fired up all day. It was a perfect day for baking: hazelnut and chocolate biscuits for afternoon tea and fish pie for dinner.
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