The compost heap. A wilderness behind the barn where Loic the gardener deposits the grass cuttings and watches them slowly turn into mulch. Bob and Sophie's idea of heaven. Their most favoured place.
To the garden centre for some wire netting. Now the builders are gone ' the font ' thinks it might be a good time to plug the gaps in the compost heap fence . This, it is hoped, will stop our happy PON's from wandering into the freshly decorated house with mouthfuls of silage .
A day spent repairing gaps and closing off holes. Finally, the compost heap is sealed off. Posts hammered into the ground, metal fencing carefully positioned. An impenetrable , six foot , PON proof, barrier.
This morning Sophie can be found inside the compost heap fence howling to be let out. How did she get in ? Did she tunnel under or leap over ?