Yes the French do have a certain flair-especially the distaff side which can rub of on young Aussie/Welsh/Irish toddlers. Here Mamselle KB models her early winter outfit while her minders sort out the fan mail in the background.
It is good to report that France is well behind the Merse in at least one aspect of civilised life-autumn which is still in full swing across La Manche. Mr P makes his way through the forests around St Germaine en Laye. These woods are very striking.
And where France does lead us is over holes: the one in the middle of St Germaine could take the Hutton Village and up to twenty RouteMaster buses and the centre of down town Hutton to boot. The hole is well organised with a spectator view point and information bulletins up dates reporting on progress-Now there is a idea for the Hutton Hall committee