This morning I woke to a snow kissed world, the brightness dazzling as I drew back the curtains. My sons were excited, anticipating hours of making snow men and sledging, but when I suggested they get ready for school, their gleeful response was ‘You’re in cloud cuckoo land, school wont open today– the teachers wont go in.’
This set me thinking, not so much about a lack of determination to beat the weather, but more on where the phrase ‘Cloud cuckoo land’ came from.
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