A change in the weather. It's markedly cooler and darker in the mornings. That turning of the page that comes after Ferragosto. Time to order heating oil and dig out the sweaters.
As we head back from the waterfall the suns rays are just gilding the folds in the hills. Today has been a day of much circling and sniffing. A hint that it's time to put the PONs on their leads. There have been sightings of Wild Boar and their piglets at the crossroads at the edge of the village.
Sophie treats the continued presence of strangers in the house in much the same way as we might treat the presence of mass murderers in our homes. That ' be vigilant and make no sudden movements ' approach.
Thankfully, she has a big brother to take care of her.
Big brother is quite happy dealing with the mass murderers as long as they share their breakfast bacon. He's also keen for them to get the days first game of 'throw the furry fox' underway.
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