It seems we're really just not set up to deal with snow in Christchurch.
Walking to work and watching hopeful drivers revving their engines as their wheels spin in the icy detritus by the side of the road, the city was even emptier than it normally is. Which is saying something right now. Not a day for going anywhere or doing anything productive.
So here are a few seasonal treats from the collection from Rona Flemming, Austen Deans, and Petrus van der Velden. Some pretty and uplifting, some (and here I'm thinking of the master-of-misery, Mr van der Velden) perhaps not so.