Almost. But not quite. The snow early on disrupted my intention to get outside today and finish off the tool store. But I had to write an important letter and get it off to England, so I did that instead and then went off to Montignac to post it.
After I’d been into the post office, as I returned to my car in the car park opposite I noticed that the sun was catching the old part of Montignac on the other side of the Vézère in quite an attractive way. So for no other reason, I shot a few pics on my mobile phone and here are a couple of them.
Only 4 more weeks and the nights will start drawing out again. I can’t wait…
We expected another cold start this morning after sub-zero night-time temperatures but there was certainly no forecast of precipitation. So you can imagine my surprise early on when I looked out of the window and was greeted by the following sight.
Snow! It seems that we’re enjoying temperatures two or three degrees below those in the south of England at the moment, which is quite unusual. And I don’t recall our getting snow this early in the year either in the 3½ years since I’ve lived in the Dordogne.
It’s just gone midday as I type this and although it’s still chilly outside, the snow has now all melted away. But I hope that it’s not a sign of things to come! Here’s a final, somewhat wintry shot of the Weedhopper under its cover in my back garden.