The country isn't heading into 2020 in a particularly upbeat mood. The train drivers are on strike along with the firefighters. So too the hospital staff. No wonder the little market town is quiet.
The bakers by contrast is humming with early morning baguette buyers. A touch of excitement when a handsome Golden Retriever notices Sophie and is is keen to make her acquaintance. The interest is not shared. We leave. The Golden is told by his master that he has to stay. Sophie emits a single, shrill yap of irritation as we head out of the door. A divas farewell.
After excitement like that ...
A murmuration : https://twitter.com/wonderofscience/status/1199244636495261698
And what a surprise to see a live calf in this Christmas service . Do the cleaning staff get paid double at this time of the year ? :