In this part of the world, our seasons officially start on the first day of the relevant month,
not on the 21st, which seems to be the case in the northern hemisphere.
Don't take any notice of the date on this post - Sunday August 31st. Blogger is American.
Therefore today, September the 1st, is the first day of spring.
Of course it's not spring-y weather; it's quite cold and very wet.
So here's a shot from last spring: