The swimming pool cover repairmen drop off the missing screws in the post box. Why they would drive all this way and not fix them in place is a further mystery of French after sales service.
The builder phones at ten on Saturday night. Could he just 'pop by' on Sunday afternoon ? In other words can he bring over his bill and could I have the cheque book open and ready ?
'Work' has started afresh on the 16th century pottery kiln. Quite how it's going to be made ready by next weekend remains to be seen. Sophie demonstrates her community spirit by christening it.
The baker has a new line in 'chilled' cakes. He describes these at length to a client on the other end of the phone. The baker is completely oblivious to the large queue of would be baguette buyers that has built up behind him.