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.