Northerners found to be the least grumpy about winter
It's official... Northerners have been found to be the least pessimistic bunch about the winters snowy settings, shorter days and freezing temperatures. Autumn is here, the days are getting shorter, and it’s not long until the clocks go back - and while we might welcome that extra hour in bed, the shorter days and darker nights all just feel quite… gloomy.
But a study of 3,000 people across the UK, by an online lighting retailer (Scotlight Direct), has found that Northerners are much more welcoming of winter than our seasonally-affected Southern counterparts.
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