Our last Workaways of Summer – Laura and Crystal, chirpy neo-Goths from the USA.
A short interlude at St. Rémy between help on a camping site near Prague and the Notting Hill Festival. They were cheerfully competent in the jam kitchen, uncomplaining at the drudgery of topping and tailing 20 kilos gooseberries and springing lightly into action when the moment came to turn them into jam.
Not horsey but horse-friendly, they shared a joke with Henson Hackham.
And when we sogged out one night sighing for a glass of the Irish, magically, voilà Crystal with a bottle of Jamiesons tucked under her arm. There’s class for you …..