Sunday, March 13, 2016
Sophie is up bright and early. She stares to let me know that it's time to get the day started.
Bob joins her .
In case I've missed the point they clamber onto their wooden table and power stare .
Bob licks his sisters ear. She sighs and gives me a look that says 'this wouldn't be happening if you'd been quicker'.
The first of the seasons Gariguette strawberries on sale. Six weeks earlier than last year. This mild weather is bizarre.
The fresh vegetable section continues to amaze
The mayor arrives with two suitcases of documents. The full village archives were lost in a fire in June 1945. The two suitcases contain everything that was salvageable.The first document I find and translate is the census for 1800. The population then was 725. Today it's 67.
'The Font' is off in two weeks to look at stars from the top of a mountain in California. Angus is asked if he'd like to come. The thought of three teetotal days spent above the cloud line with a dozen astrophyicists is uninviting. Angus opts to spend time in Laguna Beach. He's never been to Laguna Beach but the name sounds balmy.