‘Twas a beautiful morning this morning. Crisp clear freezing. The car had to be defrosted before I headed off to work. The roads were white and a hint of ice meant I had to be careful with the speed. No matter. The sun was rising golden behind a bank of cloud above the Wicklow mountains away to the East. The sky overhead was wonderfully blue and strangely enough in work everyone had a smile. ‘Twas good to be alive !