…the weather has to be truly horrible not to get a rush of pleasure at the sight of the waterfront, the pont pierre, the stunning miroir d’eau on the quais in front of la place de la Bourse and so much else that makes up my adopted city.

Though I should think that the tourism office of Toulouse might be a little teed off at the music to this video – Toulouse is known as the Ville Rose because of the pinkish brick of many of its houses.  Perhaps there is no such thing as honour amongst tourist departments.