Wednesday, July 31, 2013
To know the road ahead ask those coming back.
It's going to be hot. First light and the air is already heavy with the mix of lavender, honeysuckle and rose . The smell of France in summer.
While I open up the pool Bob and Sophie hare off to check the garden. Sophie finds an old toy in the laurel hedge. This keeps her quiet and happy for ten minutes. Bob returns , his face alight with joy. He sticks out his tongue. '' I has found a slug. It was delicious ". Dog owners will know that this particular look is invariably followed by an enthusiastic face lick .
Local melons in the greengrocers. €3.50 each. Last year they were €2.00 . The impact of this years heavy rain.