Tomorrow, Caroline's most cosmopolitan student (so far) departs after a week's intensive teaching. Born in Vienna, she was brought up in Berlin, but has lived in Brazil, Japan and now (with her Japanese husband, a Buddhist monk) the South of France. There aren't many foreign visitors one can take to a Shakespeare play, unpacking it with them so comprehensively afterwards.
The rain has been pretty unceasing since she came; which is just as well as she says she hates hot weather. What a contrast there's been this year between March and April!