Should be doing other things, but am on the sofa with Hazel's head on my knee. She is very warm. And why is it that human snoring is annoying, but dog snoring is soothing?
Claire and a friend are in her room listening to music. There has been hot chocolate and whipped cream.
I am proceeding with my Nelson book. The writer is good enough that he makes the past suspenseful even when we know how it turned out.
I am up to Abukir bay. L'orient just blew up. I think I will sit here and read for a while longer.