The river boat cruise ( by appointment in July and August ) is supposed to go at 9:30. We arrive at 9:20 to see it casting off. The man on board shouts out " Come back in an hour " before heading, gently, upstream. We don't.
Furry Fox plays a central part in Bobs day. The family fellow is in a '' Hello ! Fancy a game ? I just happen to have a Furry Fox with me " frame of mind.
The serial killers have now been accepted by the male PON. Female PON is not to be won over that easily. The new semester starts on Monday so Sophie's time in the wilderness will soon be at an end.
Despite the heat the PON duo's ears have been remarkably itch free. To be doubly sure three more tubs of Wendals anti-itch Herbs are ordered and arrive within 24 hours. They seem to have helped .
Over lunch the American boys teach me how to take photographs without being noticed. Hold the i-phone up, fix a rictus grin on your face as though you're taking a 'selfie' and snap away. This I'm told is a fool proof way of confounding argumentative hat ladies. It must work - the crowd at the restaurant don't so much as bat an eyelid.
The American boys are now firmly in the habit of taking an hour for lunch. Sophie wishes they were sloppier eaters.
And then, for cat lovers, there's this fine example of cue card reading : https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=15&v=MIos4r7V4Dg