At lunchtime a change from low protein to high fibre diabetic kibbles. With Digby, his little brother, any change of diet or routine would have occasioned a diva like performance. " This tastes like soap! Why are you trying to poison me ?" For Wilf its food. He doesn't even hesitate .
The joiner has finished the roof on the pool house , the terrace wall has been replastered, the damage to the garage caused by a falling branch repaired, the trenches filled in ( after a fashion ), and new trees planted along the drive. The gutter repairman promises to finish the down pipes today. Aude and Sylvie have just about done painting the ceiling in the hallway. The grey undercoat has a wonderful lived in feel - a patina of age. The white top coat leaves me cold. It was perhaps a mistake to have voiced this opinion so late in the day. Angus knows women well enough to recognize that particular type of frosty silence.