Home again after our few days in France. We were greeted wtih lots and lots of snow and freezing temperatures. -10 . Quite chilly to say the least but the air was still. A wind would have made it unbearable. Our road trip from the Ferry port at Caen to our friends passed without incident and we were glad to get there unscathed and be by the fireside in the warm.It was difficult to know if we would be able to get out and about to do the shopping we had come for, but the French farmers do a stirling job and they had cleared the roads of the first fall of snow so driving was not a problem on the main roads.
We went out looking on Saturday and managed to find a few things at a Vide Grenier a few miles away, and struck really lucky at the Emmaus which was having an all day sale which included their linen. Sometimes they don't put it all out but save it for special linen days.
Here is Pepita waiting for a carrot. We are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a baby. Both the horses went to a stallion last year. Rosie is definitely pregnant but Pepita is not showing yet as she is such a big horse. Lets hope she is. The babies are due at the end of April which is when Linda are due to go again so we will keep our fingers crossed. We are working again at another Puces de Couturiers, this time near St. Lo. We were approached by a lady about doing another one in Brittany at Morbihan but we are quite busy in May and I have Dorset Arts Weeks to think about so probably won't be able to participate in this one. It is good fun and the french ladies seem to like our stuff. But before then we have to set our sights on Ardingly which is looming on the horizon at the beginning of March. It is great to know that we have lot of lovely new stock to take.