Sophie has a dried leaf caught in her paw fur. It takes a full diva moment before her master recognizes the seriousness of the situation.
Off to Castle Gloom to deliver a thank you letter for their invitation to dinner earlier in the week. Anglo-Saxon thank you letters are muted affairs. A brief '' How wonderful. We must do it again '' usually suffices. French thank you letters are altogether more effusive. Angus uses the words conviviality, luminosity and vivacity.
At the greengrocers fresh dates. Can't remember ever having seen fresh dates for sale anywhere - not even at markets in Saudi Arabia or Jordan.
Today there's also water melon with yellow flesh rather than red.
Brontosaur Egg plums from Spain.
Time for a walk in the valley before we head home.The PONs are in a particularly good place. Their routine is pretty much set in stone, they have a flock to guard and the bakers wife is out of her extended post natal depression and back in croissant sliver dispensing mood.
For the PONs yesterday was good but today is even better.
Here's an interesting article about birds : https://www.mpg.de/10673637/frigatebirds-sleep