The weather pundits had been predicting an unusually cold and snowy winter for the Vancouver area since the autumn but it hadn't materialized until now. Just after I'd sent my serious winter boots back to the Maritimes with Pierre when he left last week. See the small island, the far shore and the mountains obscured by the low lying clouds? Of course you don't!
The neighbours' pool sat like a square piece of turquoise jewellery in a silver setting.
A Snow Gull warmed his feet on a chimney top while enjoying the view.
When the clouds began to lift, they revealed the local version of the Eiffel Tower.