Saturday, December 21, 2013
To see far is one thing, going there is another.
Scottish summer weather. Warm in the sun, decidedly chill out of it. Bob and Sophie in full on play mode. The morning spent chasing thrushes ; the afternoon spent 'helping' Loic the gardener sweep up the leaves.
Madame Bay appears at the front door. A festive sight in red turban, matching pashmina, tartan leggings and knee length green boots. Rather like one of Santa's little helpers, only not so little. The ladies of the Beautiful Bye Ways Committee are in the village hall kitchen busily preparing for tonight's ( second ) Christmas party . Madame Bay has come in search of creme de cacoa. '' We're making a traditional Scottish trifle ". For once 'the font' is rendered speechless.