April 4, 2016 § Leave a comment
Ha! Just after saying we’re not likely to get snow anymore, the forecast changed into…
…snow yesterday, snow today and some night frosts ahead. Last week it was so nice and spring-like: budding leaves, first flowers and spring birds. Yesterday, it was still the same – except with a layer of snow. Here’s a view from yesterday morning:
In Finland, we call this kind of return of winter takatalvi. Word-for-word it translates back winter or maybe after winter. The concept doesn’t seem to exist in English, so I can’t translate it any better.
Well, after today, it really, truly seems to be it for the winter. Let’s hope. 🙂