Léonce and I have long wanted hens. But she’s beaten me to it. A friend of Henri’s keeps quite a brood: lately, one of the cocks has been having a go at a quiet little trio – a cock and his two hens. So Henri’s friend decided, sadly, that they’d be better off elsewhere.
We went for a tour of inspection last week. Léonce was charmed by their pretty colours and diminutive stature and promised to buy.
She’s got the hen house finished off, and now….because of what’s happening over in the UK this week, she’s named the new additions to her family. Let me introduce William, Kate…..and Queenie