There was a thin layer of frost on the car first thing, but the road to Machynlleth was fine and I managed to find a parking space at the station rather than having to park up the nearby road. Round Shrewsbury and on towards Crewe, there was a lot of fog and some of the lakes and ponds still seemed to be frozen, but London isn't too cold at all.
After checking into Passfield Hall, I went for a walk to St Paul's and the Thames. Somewhat to my astonishment, I remembered the way from last year. G is the one with the sense of direction and normally if I'm with him, I just follow where he leads, but I must have been taking more notice than I thought because I not only got all the way there without getting lost, I also made it safely back, bearing some light snacks (apples, crackers and cheese and a rice pudding) from a Marks & Spencers Simply Food.
It did seem a bit dreamlike at times. I think that's because I normally wander around strange places alone in dreams. In reality, I normally have G's company while exploring away from home. (In case you have forgotten, which you probably have because it was ages ago that I mentioned it, G is in San Francisco for a conference.) Also the twilight and the deepening dark made even places I've visited several times look a bit strange.
Since then I've been catching up online, courtesy of the Eee and the dongle. I did manage to do some marking on the train. I seem to work well on trains. I did a lot travelling up Sweden by train in the summer.
There will be photos in due course. I'm determined not to miss a day in December so I can finish the 365 project on a high, but I'll leave the processing and uploading until I get back.