Headlines in 2 Dec paper... government departments arguing over who's responsibility it is to grit/salt sidewalks (foot paths). They're afraid if they grit and someone falls they'll get sued; so some aren't bothering. Sometimes the world doesn't make sense!
Above & Below: Harry Lauder's Walking Stick has lost most of its leaves. It'll form fuzzy catkins in about Feb time.
Snow covered (spent) Sedum Autumn Joy provides some interest in the garden. Glad I hadn't got around to tidying up and cutting it yet.