From tranquility to disrupted plans, and making figures in the snow to experiencing these second-hand, here’s a selection of some of your snowy experiences.


Jun Pang –  Cambridge, UK

I grew up reading about snow in English books – for the longest time, I thought it was something people made up. As my friends and I walked around Cambridge today, among the frosted turrets and trees, I couldn’t help but be overwhelmed by how beautiful the world can be. (Also, it was fun making the most wholesome snowman in the world!)

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Charlie ZouCambridge, UK

Snow Swans (college proposal)

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Cristina OrlandoSighișoara, Romania

‘why do you get so excited, it’s just frozen raindrops!’


how can they know

I’m now many years back

the white pureness

within as outside

not a care in the world

just awe my soul

as light as a flake

the gentle touch

a pleasant shiver


I put a hand out –




Waithera SebatindiraCambridge, UK

I’m not a fan of snow when I have to shovel it, but when it’s sitting out-of-reach on top of King’s College Chapel, it’s absolutely perfect.

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Arianna RabinCambridge, UK

Snow is the most beautiful weather: anything it touches turns magical.


Jenny Irving London, UK

My friend put this photo up on a group chat I’m in. I haven’t been outside today, and haven’t achieved anything. Its odd for me, and I can’t tell if the snow is bringing up a rebellious nostalgia or an apathetic depression. It just doesn’t seem to matter on snow days.

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Fergus EganHampsted Heath, London, UK

On snow days the world just stops in the best way.



Lucy AllenBirmingham, UK

My experience of the snow today: It ruined my plans for the day – I was going to head to Cambridge for a carol service, but instead of driving anywhere I am watching a Christmas film with my dog and a blanket. I’m not too disappointed!

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Dhruti ModhaLondon, UK

space to breathe, feel cold, under the blanket-quiet.



Header image: Jun Pang

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