A very wet journey through northern France

If you're an animal courier, yesterday in the north of France was the sort of day to avoid! We had wind, rain and sleet — the dogs were soaked through after their walk and had to be dried down. And of course, the traffic was slow and heavy, which meant our progress was a bit disappointing. We stopped at Clermont-Ferrand for the night and were pleasantly surprised to find it was somewhat warmer there, with none of the covering of snow we usually expect to see at this time of year in the Auvergne. Today we set off in good [...]