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As this BBC weather roundup shows, through the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 we have had a pretty unpredictable winter right across the UK. Just when we thought it had warmed up it turned freezing cold, and just when we thought drier weather was on the way, we had floods!
The holidays are a great time to catch up with family and friends while indulging in all the season has to offer. I can’t think of anything better to do than sit down after a good meal with loved ones to watch one of our favourite movies. Something you don’t want to have on your mind, however, is burst or frozen pipes at your business...
Scotland is world-renowned for its beautiful scenery but probably isn’t as well known for hosting a blockbuster movie. True, Pirates of the Caribbean might not have worked so well in Millport, but on closer inspection we actually haven’t done too badly in the movie stakes over the years.
From Rebecca Adlington and Hannah Miley to Robbie Renwick and Michael Jamieson, we all love to watch Great Britain’s top performing swimmers and cheer them on as they cut a path through the water in an adrenaline-fuelled race. However, in all our adulation for the competitors and excitement at the spectacle of each race, we overlook the single most important aspect of every swimming competition – the pool.