The hog roast was delicious, as usual. It takes the whole day to cook, so wasn’t served until 9 o’clock – and I was second in the queue! I managed a glass of cider, mixed half and half with lemonade, so felt I’d done my duty, though I didn’t feel entirely at my best this morning. However, I’d perked up by the time I was called upon to play the clarinet, and fortunately the tune I’d never played before turned out to be pretty easy, so it went well.
Lunch also went well, it was a very canny move to cook it in advance because I was able to get it on the table half an hour or so after arriving home, with just the potatoes and beans to cook. Gus slept pretty well all the time he was here, except when he was being fed, which happened between our main course and pudding, and we all took it in turns to hold him. They all went home mid-afternoon, with the plan to be back by the time he needed another feed. Wink and I are planning to go to Norwich on Tuesday and call in once we’ve done our shopping and hope she’ll see him awake then. We’re going out with Al and family tomorrow to a Mediaeval Spectacular. We are prepared to be impressed.
In fact, Al and co went last year, just because it’s a lovely place, and had no idea this was on. They enjoyed it so much that they decided to go again and asked us to go too. Kindly, they waited until Monday because we’d got the others here for lunch, so I hope it stays fine. The forecast is dry until evening, but getting cooler. Proper Bank Holiday weather then.