Bardsey Island in Winter

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Bardsey Island in Winter

Steve and Joanna Porter have lived on the remote Bardsey Island near the coast of the Llŷn Peninsula since 2007. They had responded to and advert looking for a family to run the island's farm.

Here's a selection of their pictures celebrating the arrival of winter on Bardsey:

November hail showers being chased by the rainbow

Image: November hail showers being chased by the rainbow

It's good to be well-fed and insulated in the wintry conditions

Image: It's good to be well-fed and insulated in the wintry conditions

short sharp showers

Image: short sharp showers

Rachel, Steve and Joanna's daughter, looks down on the mainland from the highest point on Bardsey

Image: Rachel, Steve and Joanna's daughter, looks down on the mainland from the highest point on Bardsey

Steve's terriers shielding themselves from the strong winds

Image: Steve's terriers shielding themselves from the strong winds

November brought gale force storms

Image: November brought gale force storms

There's no chance of any boats crossing to the island from Aberdaron today

Image: There's no chance of any boats crossing to the island from Aberdaron today

The mist rolling in

Image: The mist rolling in

Steve's paraglider is an useful way to keep an eye on the livestock

Image: Steve's paraglider is a useful way to keep an eye on the livestock

The sheep are led to new pastures on the island

Image: The sheep are led to new pastures on the island

Mud glorious mud

Image: Mud glorious mud

Gusts of up to 85mph were recorded on the island during November's storms

Image: Gusts of up to 85mph were recorded on the island during November's storms

See more of Steve's photographs on his Facebook page.

Source: BBC Wales