A scant day lies between me and hurtling across the French countryside. Unfortunately, I have been a bit of hamster.
Unpleasant as it is, this chap still has to slave away at a desk to scrape together the funds to enjoy the lifestyle to which One has become appointed. Hence my mused scribblings have been absent.
Even more unfortunate, I appear to have acquired an infection of a respiratory mucoid type. I fear for my tastebuds.
Co-conspirator is normally a fair to middle judge of the grape. Under normal circumstances he could be relied upon to assist with the selection of the finer bottles.
However - he recently moved to Bagshot. He judgment and wits are clearly on the wane.
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