Panic buyers are surging to the shops in Britain as the snow threatens to entomb us all, write some breathless newspapers in the UK.
Yesterday’s Guardian newspaper reported that shoppers are stocking up on salt, alcohol, soups, and ready meals, while the never-hysterical Daily Hate showed a post-apocalyptic scene of empty supermarket shelves, presumably in an effort to frighten us into buying more before it’s too late.
Some friends of mine were trapped for five days in Wicklow with no electricity or running water over Christmas, and did indeed find themselves running low on supplies.
With schools in the Louth/ Meath and northwest of the country set for possible closure tomorrow, it looks like it could be another week or two before the weather returns to normal. Out go the New Year salads and in come the stews, casseroles, and soups.
Are you beating a path to the shops before Doomsday arrives, or is it business as usual? And if you have any winter warming tips or recipes, please share them here. I’m not panicking but I’m very cold…