When I first came to France eight years ago, there were many things which confused and alarmed me, but nothing so much as an official sticker I read on the window of the bus one day.
“Un animal domestique? Oui! S’il est petit et dans un sac.”
Which, translated, is basically,
“Want to bring your pet on the bus? Sure! As long as he’s small and in a bag.”
What sort of bag? A plastic one? A holdall? Do I zip it up? What does ‘small’ mean? Could one really consider putting Rover in a rucksack? Continue reading