When we arrive at Calais with our passengers, P&O are always very helpful to us. Today, as usual, we got VIP treatment with handshakes and kisses all round.

As he was checking the pet passports, Gilles the supervisor asked: “Do you like my moustache?” “Absolutely,” we replied.

“I’m growing it for a play in Bordeaux this summer, called ‘Monsieur Seguin’s Goat’. I’m playing M. Seguin,” he explained. Gilles thinks he may shave the moustache off once the play is finished.

Moustaches and paperwork all in order