Sunday, December 23, 2018
The baker's in the Christmas groove and Christmas Song #20 .
Wet and windy and cold. Just the way the PONs like to start their day.
The growth on the side of Sophie's muzzle has quadrupled in size over the last few days. The vet is of course closed until Monday. We shall take her down to have it looked at first thing tomorrow. Sophie seems less troubled by it than 'The Font'.
At the greengrocers a huge pile of Ly Chi's. Not something I'd thought the French would be keen on nor something I've ever seen piled high.
The baker has at last got in the Christmas groove.
L'irresistible proves to be just that. I order two safe in the knowledge 'The Font' will take half a spoonful and suggest Angus finish the rest. The PONs get the curly ends from the croissant.
Christmas carol #20 from this mornings 9:00 am service at St.Andrews Kirk in Chennai. The architecture is Scottish, the decorations Indian. The floor and ceiling fans tell you how hot it is ( but the candles on the altar are lit ). They're a little Presbyterian for modern tastes but they do wonderful work with blind girls with leprosy and you can't help but like them for that : https://youtu.be/fQ276zWTx1E?t=5826
Not all refugees are unwelcome. Well done to France for welcoming Yazidi refugees from Iraq. The President has also gone to Chad to visit the troops who are fighting ISIL. He's taken the Elysee Palace chef with him which is a gesture the French military will appreciate: