But there are those who just seem to be able to let the weather get on with it while they stay snug inside.
And, of course, it's not been just those on the waterways who have suffered!
Well, my book's selling quite well, and some kind readers are Tweeting positive feedback.
And just in case you're new to this blog, and have no idea what book I'm talking about(!)...
A Happy New Year to you all! May it be a dryer one - but not TOO dry, eh?