- Anne - English, cleaning queen
- Michael - her husband, English, retired (!) plumbing & heating contractor
- Polo - Chilean, baker, husband of
- Nadine - French. It is their house that we've been helping to build.
- Laurence - Belgian (French), she only spills paint on herself
- Marie - French. She and her doctor husband lived in Old School before us.
- Mireille - French. It was fruit from her trees that we used to sell by the roadside
Meanwhile, the baby birds are no more. Our cats escaped. Mother Nature is red in tooth and claw.