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    This may seem like a massively stupid thread, I'm aware.
    But I come from a massively hot city and I barely have winter, let alone a cold one!
    I came to visit Durham in March (supposedly spring?), and that was basically colder than Italian mid-winter.
    Although I am not a fan of our heat, so I love colder weathers and I was fine with a heavy parka.

    So! you pioneers of sub-zero temperatures, will you be so kind as to enlighten me?
    What the eff am I supposed to bring, alternatively phrased: is there anything specific or necessary for cold winters in Durham, or am I just being my usual anxious and ridiculous self?
    Is this an issue at all? Just slap a down jacket on and hope I don't freeze?


    I hope you pass over the sheer ridiculousness of this thread and help a girl out.
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    Goodness! It might yet a bit chilly in the UK, especially further north, but there's no need to worry!

    Just get a few jumpers and fleeces and a nice warm coat. Maybe a hat/scarf/glove set if you want to be really snug!

    Just chill :awesome:
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    (Original post by laStrada)
    This may seem like a massively stupid thread, I'm aware.
    But I come from a massively hot city and I barely have winter, let alone a cold one!
    I came to visit Durham in March (supposedly spring?), and that was basically colder than Italian mid-winter.
    Although I am not a fan of our heat, so I love colder weathers and I was fine with a heavy parka.

    So! you pioneers of sub-zero temperatures, will you be so kind as to enlighten me?
    What the eff am I supposed to bring, alternatively phrased: is there anything specific or necessary for cold winters in Durham, or am I just being my usual anxious and ridiculous self?
    Is this an issue at all? Just slap a down jacket on and hope I don't freeze?


    I hope you pass over the sheer ridiculousness of this thread and help a girl out.
    Some decent boots that can cope with snow would be a good idea, given how ridiculous it was recently. Think that's the only thing I have to add to the above post.

    Also, a note that hoodies are pretty popular general wear for students here, which ten to be quite good with temperatures. Picking up a college hoody in the first stash order is often a good idea.
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    The Barbour Jacket is coming out for sure.
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    Definitely gloves and a scarf. It gets pretty bitter out there in winter. Layer up!
    Wellies are good for snow and a lot of students wear them.
 
 
 
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