Each gesture of kindness that her new companion offered lit Anouk's face a thousand times over. She met a lot of people, but knew very little. Everybody she met regarded her with cynicism and usually left her well alone. But for someone to offer to help her? It was all she could to to stop her self from laughing and dancing about le jardin.
Instead, she didn't want to scare her new friend off and just beamed in appreciation whilst she slung Victoire's coat over her shoulders and gathered up her soaked bundle from the grass.