Odd things are happening. Staff are making suggestions about things we can do and although most of them are being dead-batted the same as usual, members of Policy Team are scurrying round explaining to anyone who's not dead yet each reason why This Thing Cannot Be Done. There are further disturbances of the natural order of things...
"Did they ask you about changing those settings on the system?" asks Maybelle.
"Yes. I said I wasn't doing them and please could they think of a better idea," I reply.
"Oooh. And what did they say to that?"
"They took it quite well and promised to have another think."
"That'll be why it's so cold then," she says. "Hell's frozen over."