It rains overnight. The humidity does nothing for Sophie's hair.
The builders have been called away to an 'emergency'. Quite what the 'emergency' might be is left vague. They promise to return by the end of the week. '' Don't you worry M'Ongoose we'll get it finished ".
With no morose lads to 'throw the Furry Fox' , Sophie is left to explore the empty barn and mull over the meaning of life. That done she savages her brother.