Sophie starts her day by studying a molehill. Any moles are long gone but this doesn't deter her. What better way for a girl to start her day than to sit and stare at a pile of freshly excavated earth ? After five minutes of nothing happening her patience wears thin.
This morning we head down the ox track then up over the hill to the Holy Well. From time to time Sophie stops so her companion can catch up. She does her best to hide her exasperation .
After a lengthy circuit of the village we return home. The German billionaire is in residence in the chateau. A rather stylish ( and meticulously restored ) 1960's era Mercedes drophead a sure sign he's at home.
Carrots are back on the greengrocers shelves. Unfortunately, they're fancy ones with the stalks and soil attached. Back in the car I break an end off for my shaggy companion. It's clear from the enthusiasm with which it is wolfed down that this gourmand PONette likes a little grit with her carrots.