The first day of February looks like it could be the first day of spring:

A warm winter day - Middle Cove

A warm winter day – Middle Cove

It’s not the first day of spring of course, more winter will come this way. It’s just that the snow and ice have been washed away by a freaky rain shower yesterday, accompanied by a temperature of +10℃…

This is the exact same stretch of coast as above, just two days ago:

A cold winter day - Middle Cove

A cold winter day – Middle Cove