The resident expert on the Radio France breakfast show informs his listeners that much of the United Kingdom is governed by Sharia law. Terrorists are ''untroubled by the police ". This piece of nonsense makes Angus bite his tongue . Twenty miles separate the two countries but what a twenty miles it is.
Bob is untroubled by world affairs and gives me his happy look.
In the supermarket we find something very unusual between the plantains and the peppers. The lady at the cash desk curtly informs me '' We are very adventurous with our cooking here in this country ". Angus can't help but think that most denizens of deepest France profonde would run a mile from a Ghanaian Igname. He keeps this thought to himself.
At the bakers we buy an Orange Pistache for 'The Font' and a trois chocolats for me. The PONZ get given some flaky pastry. Their tails thwack against the counter.
Back at home Bob liberates 'lamb on a rope'. Sophie is oblivious to this development. When she does discover what's happened there is a 'howling'.
So starts a quiet Monday morning with two happy and healthy dogs.
Sometimes I'm glad that the NYRB is there to provide adult insight. I enjoyed the article until the final sentence :http://www.nybooks.com/daily/2016/03/17/what-we-now-know-2016-presidential-election/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NYR%20Palestine%20Fugger%20moral%20pyschology&utm_content=NYR%20Palestine%20Fugger%20moral%20pyschology+CID_4301787975eae04ec7343122577f9fdc&utm_source=Newsletter&utm_term=2016%20What%20We%20Now%20Know