Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Puppies paperwork , tyres and chopping boards.
A morning spent on the phone to the Department of Agriculture in London about the requirements for importing puppies to France. ''All we require is a chip and a rabies injection. What they require I couldn't say ". The ' they ' referred to in this brief conversation are the French. A trip to the vets later today for his opinion on what's needed.
First light. The Old Farmer drops off more gravel. This morning he's brought with him four used car tyres . He sets them down, one on top of the other, at the side of the drive. '' M'Ongoose , they're almost new. I was thinking they might fit the Land Rover. I'll give you a very good price ". Angus declines the kind offer pointing out that the SUV has only recently had its tyres replaced . '' Your loss " says the Old Farmer somewhat miffedly. He reloads them on the back of the flatbed, honks the horn, waves and is off.
The font receives a late Christmas present. Oak , Wilf and Digby , chopping boards.' Love and Laughter '. Angus it seems isn't the only sentimental Celt in the family.