The Board greeted the sight of snow this morning with all the passion of a eunuch librarian at Spring Break.
In fact if it wasn't for the Caribbean juice waiting for me in my car, the Limerick Leader newsroom would be without my pithy wit this morning.
Havana Cultura - New Cuba Sound, the latest collection from BBC Radio One's Gilles Peterson, finally arrived in the post yesterday evening and immediately set about melting the God Damn Winter Morbidity that has become the soundtrack to my life.
By the time you hear Ipacuba with Danay, Julio Padron and Frances Del Rio, you'll be on a beach drinking rum, smoking cigars, watching cruiserweight boxing and eating fried chicken.
Get it. Get it now.