The man at the vegetable stall in the market asks if I'm Dutch. To be mistaken for something other than British surely a sign that my French accent is improving ?
While I'm shopping some chump parks his Renault Clio a full two inches away from the Skodas driver side doors. This either means waiting for him to return or getting into the car from the passenger side. There are two ways of getting into the drivers seat. A forward diving motion or a reverse manoeuvre around the steering wheel. Neither elegant. 'The font' returns as I'm clambering, backwards, knees in face, over the gear lever. '' Angus. What are you doing ? ". Angus is reminded that the secret to domestic harmony is the ability to bite ones tongue.
Bob and Sophie watch on silently from their position behind the dog guard. Bob has a look of profound interest on his face. ' Can we do this every time we go shopping ? '