It's grey and wet when we make it down to the market. More like mist than drizzle but definitely not sitting outside weather. '' You've brought the Scottish rain back with you " says the greengrocers wife. The cheese lady and the fish lady say exactly the same thing. Angus resists pointing out that this would be considered a perfect summers day in many parts of his homeland. Bob and Sophie each get a piece of carrot at the greengrocers and a small lump of St.Nectaire at the cheese shop. They don't get given anything at the fishmongers but they still enjoy the visit.
For the angelic duo an afternoon spent redesigning the garden. This involves lots of enthusiastic digging. Both of the PON's are in a particularly affectionate mood. Why is it dogs want to kiss you when they're filthy ? They become less affectionate and try to become invisible when they realize a bath is on the cards.
In Scotland, not so long ago, this used to be the most popular tune for the first wedding waltz :
Now it's this :