Sophie stands looking out of the back of the car impatiently waiting to get her day started. Closer examination shows that even though it's not yet eight o'clock she's already suffering from a bad hair day.
After the illicit half croissant we go to the morning market. Today there is a man selling hens. The PON duo are very interested in these new arrivals. Bob is 'encouraged' along. Sophie has to be dragged away. She protests.
Another carol service. The church has a ferocious heating system. Wonders never cease ! Gas rings set into the chandeliers.Within twenty minutes the chill has gone, replaced by what might best be described as a lobster broiling heat where gas flames meet damp air. The church is supposed to be twelfth century but has been painted by the Cecil B DeMille school of restoration.
At the cafe across from the church they're serving a wine called Chateau Le Crock. This causes much hilarity. Bob and Sophie are given some chicken and rice (" My dog's having some so I'll make some for your two " says the cafe owner ). The PON's people watch then fall asleep under the table. The French are very civilized when it comes to dealing with our canine friends.