Snow on the mountains despite the warm winter

This winter has been unusually sunny and dry, with just a few mm of snow at the end of November. Since then, the pattern has been cold, freezing at night then blue skies in the morning with the sun soon warming up the hillside. Some days it’s been 18-24 degrees Centigrade in the sun. Crazy for December!

However, higher up in the mountains the early snow is still there and makes for great scenes when out walking the hills. These pix were shot by our neighbour Lucien Castaing-Taylor and show how dry the grass is, but how the snow is lingering.

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