Minus 5 when we head out of for the six o'clock sprint round the garden.
Sophie looks at the super moon and lets out a single whoop of delight.
The PONs are energized by the bracing weather. Their owner less so.
After breakfast, when it's light, we do a tour of the village.
Bob is surprised when the chestnut horse wanders over to say hello.
In the little market town the stylistic Christmas tree has been put up by the council workmen.
A stall selling gaufres attracts the PONs attention. They are 'encouraged' along.
Some Roti de Porc for dinner. Bob and Sophie each get a small slice of sausage.
The day brightens up but remains chill. PON weather.
For the first Sunday in Advent a special gift from the parallel universe that is German TV. Difficult to know where to start on this one. The alarming pyrotechnics in the background, the happy drummer, the solitary lady miming the flute, the green hair of the dancers , the shadow of the sound boom cast on the audience or the pretense that 'Little Drummer Boy' is an old Russian classic : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVf_5Uwrca4