December began with a whiteout which transformed the landscape across Fife … and slowed the pace of life!
The big freeze went on for weeks, and saw many of us scurry home and stay warm until it thawed out.
These pictures from our archives feature just some of the scenes across Fife.
1. 2010 snowfalls
A snowbound Poplar Grove in Glenrothes summed up the scene a decade ago (Pic: Neil Doig/Fife Free Press)
Photo: neil doig
2. 2010 snowfall in Fife
When the pond in Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy, froze over, local ice hockey enthusiasts enjoyed a rare game outdoors - until the council told them to stop! On skates on the pond are Stuart Robertson from Burntisland and Roy Houston from Kirkcaldy (Pic: Walter Neilson)
Photo: walter neilson
3. 2010 snowfall in Fife
When the High Street in Kirkcaldy becomes a whiteout, you know it's bad ...
4. 2010 snowfall in Fife
Australian terrier Alfie (left with jacket) and jack russell Bobby play oblivious to the snow in Ravenscraig Park, Kirkcaldy (Pic: Dan Phillips/TSPL)
Photo: Dan Phillips