'The font' has resolved the recurring 'blockage' issue . Another huge truck arrives. After much digging of lateral trenches by Monsieur Risotto and his team the evacuation pipe from the ancient ' fosse septique ' is uncovered. The resulting release of pressure, in ' the fonts ' words is , ' spectacular '. That is all one really wants to know. The bottom part of the garden with its exciting odours is now out of bounds to Wilf.
Wilf, wearing his best 'wot's going on 'ere then ' look saunters over to supervise . He soon finds himself to be the absolute centre of attention. No less than six firemen relaxedly chatting to him. Another reminder that France is different. Do all French fire engines carry a stash of biscuits ?