A start of day trip to the lawyers to have documents signed and witnessed. Brexit and its related paperwork creates lucrative business for those in the legal profession. Scottish documents must now be replicated by French ones.
The notaires waiting room still has a Christmas tree glowing away in a corner. The French seem to leave their decorations up until the end of the month unlike the Brits who hurry to get them down a couple of days after the New Year.
On our morning walk the donkeys are down in the bottom of the field sheltering from the biting wind that's blowing up here on top of the ridge. Sophie barks to alert them to her presence. They don't trot up to see us either because they've not heard her or can't be bothered. The latter is more likely.
Angus explains to Sophie that he has to go back to London for the day to see the new push, poke, prod and pummel surgeon. He is also going to be speaking to some Manhattanites over dinner. The first time he's done this since September. One of those 'Things to watch out for in 2020 ' type affairs. Last year China was top of the list. This year it's the voters in Wisconsin and Michigan and the consequences of a wafer thin result in the electoral college.