Back in the real world, I live in a city that has ground almost to a halt because the pavements are ice rinks. I do however have a roof over my head and a full storecupboard; and I am not worried about fuel poverty or food poverty or slipping and breaking something and not being able to work, or pipes bursting because I can't afford to heat the house. Back in this real world, I am truly blessed; many other households have these worries right now.
What to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough in the snow - Metro
Freezing cold house with no central heating - MSE Forum
Keeping warm in a winter weather emergency (pdf) - Bob Waldrop - if you are struggling with no heating/fuel poverty.
How to run the economy on the weather - Low Tech Magazine - a timely read for a country that almost ran out of gas yesterday.
I've been reading this book and its fascinating, if not vegan:
The chapter on fuels and fireplaces is a comforting read right now. I want a cauldron.