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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

Mathilde Blind, April Rain
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How do you keep warm in the winter?

GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands ModeratorPosts: 6,708 mod
It is winter in my country at the moment, which means that I have been thinking about how I can keep warm during the winter months.

I often try to wear more layers of clothing, as well as using heating to keep the house warm.

What about you? How do you manage to keep yourself warm during the winter months?


  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 31,072 mod
    A nice warm scarf or shawl is useful in or outdoors. I have quite a collection in different colours, sizes and materials. At the moment I'm sporting a very nice yak wool one.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 6,708 mod
    I think it is nice to have a scarf that matches perfectly with each outfit that you own, because this means that you can keep warm and still be fashionable. I am thinking of investing in some more scarfs when I am paid next week, as this should help me to keep much warmer.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 31,072 mod
    At the moment it's cold enough that some people have started using electric heaters. The problem is that the electricity circuits can't cope and so the past couple of days there have been continous power cuts.
  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 6,708 mod
    Yes I think a lot of houses struggle when the weather gets colder because people want to heat themselves, so they try to put too much on at the same time.
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