Jim and Lynda are at the Heart of England in Bloom awards. Neil is intrigued by the strange noises that have been emanating from Jim’s shed, but David can’t solve the mystery. Jim and Lynda return with news of a bronze certificate, which Lynda would like to display in the village hall. Jim finally reveals to Lynda that he’s been building a Roman bread oven. He thinks he may have come up with a winning bread recipe too.
Mike talks to Neil, confessing he hadn’t realised how happy he was until now. Mike wishes he could turn back the clock and admits he doesn’t know what to say to Vicky. Neil points out that Mike could lose Vicky if he insists he doesn’t want the baby. Neil believes that, if Vicky really wants this baby, nothing will stop her. Mike says that’s what scares him.
David pays Freddie a clandestine visit. Freddie loves his Uncle’s presents, and is thrilled to hear about Josh seeing badgers being released from their cages. David suggests that Freddie can watch too, when he’s better. Into this happy scene walks Elizabeth, her meeting having been cancelled. Some initial awkwardness is soon dispelled when Elizabeth offers to make tea. They have a lovely afternoon, and Elizabeth thanks David warmly for coming. They part agreeing they’ve missed one another.
WRITER: Carolyn Sally Jones
DIRECTOR: Peter Leslie Wild