Winter replaces autumn

Just found these photos on my camera, taken three weeks ago:

Well those last days of a rather short autumn were brutally ended by the violent, icy north wind battering us for the past few days.  This has not been accompanied by rain, though the mountains above us now have a snow coating.  Every so often the winds abate temporarily, for example during that half hour of sunrise (view from my sitting room):

 

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