The washing is all done and the boat provisioned. Just had to make one more quick mad dash into the bureau (it's bloody expensive here) to thank meallanmouse for the CDs. they arrived on the second post today. The delay was due to the holidays of the 1st and 8th. *jumps up and down, much to the consternation of madame de le bureau, at the thought of all that lovely music.* ~ The ship's idiot (aka MWNN acting as sanitation officer) has decreed that we will depart . . . demain ~ peut-etre.