After a long grey fall, the real winter has set in, with short days and lots of fluffy snow. As to the color scheme, it has been reduced to just three: black, white and, in the brief hour or less the sun is up, pink.
A view from our dacha window
The sun can actually be seen for a few minutes but at the moment it is light from 11am to about 3pm. Livable.
A view from the lookout point onto the frozen Kandalaksha Bay
Black and white, for the connoisseurs of austerity and minimalism
I’d rate the current weather conditions as “life-compatible”