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The Wrong Kind of Snow - The Complete Daily Companion to the British Weather by Robert Penn (BA 1989) and Antony Woodward

1 October 2007

It is a fact universally acknowledged that the British are obsessed with the weather. This is not surprising: no country in the world has such unpredictable weather, with such power to rule people's lives.

It is a fact universally acknowledged that the British are obsessed with the weather. This is not surprising: no country in the world has such unpredictable weather, with such power to rule people's lives. The Wrong Kind of Snow is the complete daily companion to this national phenomenon. From the Spanish Armada to the invention of the windscreen wiper, each of the 365 entries beautifully illustrates a day in the weird and wonderful history of the British and their weather.