Thursday, December 27, 2012
Ten past two in the morning. The old farmer returns from visiting his sister in Brittany . We know it's ten past two because our neighbour decides this is a good time to work on the engine of his ancient motorhome. He sings as he does so. Angus is despatched to find out where the infernal hammering noise is coming from.
France is back to normal after the Christmas festivities. Post being delivered, shops open, the bakers preparing for New Year. Behind the petits fours a large ' Pain Surprise et Toasts '. A snip at €65. " The filling's foie gras " says the baker trying , unsuccessfully, to sell it.