By the time she's spent a night sleeping on it her chic haircut has rearranged itself into something like a Tin-Tin quiff. I pointed this out to the carer and she'd never heard of Tin-Tin- so I explained. And then she explained how if you grew up (as she did) in Bulgaria before glasnost kicked in all the popular culture that came your way originated in the USSR. There was, for example, a cartoon series about a layabout, bohemian wolf and the clean living hare he is always trying to catch. The name of the show is Nu Pogodi- which translates as Just You Wait
Here are wolf and hare on a Soviet era stamp.
The temperature must be just above zero. The hose that feeds the horses' water butts was frozen first thing but became operative by mid-morning and the snow has disappeared from such areas as the sun can reach.