By Andrew Atkinson
As Spain basked in sunny winter weather that saw temperatures rise above 20 degrees in January it was a different scenario in Blackpool – with temperatures enough to freeze your rocks off!
With temperatures plummeting to below freezing following hail and snow Blackpool beach and promenade were covered in a blanket of the white stuff.
Far from George Formby’s famous quote: ‘It’s turned out nice again’!
Formby, famed for his song My Little Stick of Blackpool Rock, pictured switching on the world famous illuminations in 1953.
*Formby’s Love Love – The Untold Story. Biography of fiancee Pat Howson. Available from: firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Image: Snow and hail on Blackpool beach (Blackpool Tower barely visible in distance) with dark clouds over the sea. Photos: A Walk on The Wildside