|Shopping - our antidote to rain|
|Love France - slightly ghastly modern design.|
|needlessly cute adverts|
|Madonna of the fruit counter|
|The semi-autonomous Principality of Yoghurt|
|The cheese aisle is seeking independence and has approached the EU to be recognised as a nation state.|
Then there is the estuary itself, a protected area of dunes and sand flats which even in late November were covered in wildflowers. The view from the river mouth back up the valley to the mountains beyond is spectacular. We have not even had time yet to explore the town itself.