Harry's shocked to see Jazzer arrive for the trip to the pottery, especially when he discovers that Jazzer has brought notes on pottery to impress Zofia. However, she seems more concerned about her friend Magda, who's feeling unwell, than either of the men.
On the coach Harry and Jazzer continue to fight for Zofia's attention, even after it emerges that she's not interested in pottery. Both of their attempts are thwarted by her decision to look after Magda.
It's Ruth's birthday, and she has a lovely morning opening cards and presents with her family. Pip's upset to discover that Elizabeth hasn't sent a card. Although Ruth attempts to hide it, she is clearly also sad that Elizabeth's determined to quarrel with her.
Pip explains her concerns to Spencer, who has collected Ruth's birthday cake. Although he suggests she does nothing, Pip decides to try to put things right when she goes to Lower Loxley to follow up her request for a summer job.