The effect on public service goes further than our struggling to staff the counters and presenting the service as a collection of red-cheeked shivering wrecks. A customer came into Gypsy Lane Library this afternoon and put her scarf and gloves right back on.
"Eee... It's cowd in here!" she said."Is it?" asked Pansy.
Pansy's been running such a high temperature that she hadn't realised that the heating had tripped off at half ten this morning.