Monday, February 16, 2015
Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.
Sophie's hair is luxuriantly long. Her harness is visible from some angles but quite covered by fur from others. Come the warmer weather she is going to have a 'major' haircut. This will hopefully make her look more aerodynamic.
The new dispensing machines in the cafe under the arcades have been set up on aluminium tables and carefully arranged in front of the local rugby clubs ( limited ) collection of trophies. The cafe owner says that the original plan was to have three Pringles dispensers but at the last minute '' I made the decision to go for one potato chip machine and two mixed nuts ". This would be a difficult conversation to make sense of at any time of the day but is particularly difficult at 8 am. The cafe owner senses mild bewilderment and repeats the story.
Angus had been labouring in the belief that the question of the upstairs kitchen had been put to rest. Sadly not. It seems the builders are only coming to rip out the old kitchen. The issues of choosing a replacement and having it fitted have yet to be addressed.
The afternoon is spent the fancy kitchen makers atelier. He wears red trousers and has the polished air of one of Louis XIV's courtiers. 'The Font' and the red trousered man talk at length about oak finishes. When the conversation moves onto stainless steel sinks it's time for Bob and Sophie to be taken for an extended walk.