Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The first strawberries of the season.
Locally grown Gariguettes make their appearance in the greengrocers. Proof that summer is creeping closer.
On the egg counter a note informs clients that due to the avian flu outbreak the chickens ' raised in the open air ' are for the moment '' confined due to the requirements of the authorities ''.
The PON duo are in fine form.
After a forty minute walk Sophie decides decides to recharge her batteries.
We are on a crack of dawn flight on Wednesday so tonight they are heading off to the k-e-n-n-e-l-s. We tell ourselves that they'll enjoy themselves. This may not be entirely ( or even partially ) true. They will however be safe, fed and well cared for. Madame Bay volunteered to stay and look after them. We toyed briefly with the idea but the thought of doors and gates left absent mindedly open and visits by Hugo, the errant son-in-law, settled the matter.
This is a cheerful start to a day :