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Mériadeck the transformation of the neighbourhood
Mériadeck has been subject to some dramatic metamorphoses. Those of recent decades have been spectacular. But were the changes appropriate and suitable for purpose? Whatever the verdict, Mériadeck is a living experiment in urban p…
Salies-de-Béarn, my Béarnais favourite
Salies-de-Béarn, a small town in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques is not a million miles from Bordeaux, and at the end of the journey there is the discovery of an unanticipated setting, the discreet charm of a spa town and an atmosphere a…
Abbadia: a dream château in the French Basque Country
There are certain buildings that are like something out of a dream. The Château d’Abbadia is one of them. From the moment I first saw it, my imagination ran wild. Set back on the clifftops overlooking the ocean, the building takes…