The other thing about this trio of friends is that two of them are enthusiastic clothes shoppers. Kath and even more, Fran, loved browsing in the shops and stalls in le Vigan. Rose and I will go to extreme lengths to avoid this, in my case with justification, since I know that I can’t get anything in my size here.
Well, that was what I thought until Fran and Kath dragged me – for the first time – into a clothes shop next to my favourite cafe (much more my milieu). emerged later, slightly stunned, with a linen top and linen dress:
Even Rose succumbed: as she is disgustingly tall and slender, she was able to buy an extremely elegant grey linen jacket that I coveted. Fran and Kath contented themselves with stylish shoes.