In late February my beloved had a meeting with a professor at Montpellier university, giving me an opportunity to wander once again around the town. This time I visited its famous Fabre Museum. This building, on the Esplanade Charles de Gaulle – every French town has something named after de Gaulle – is almost opposite the museum. It’s the Pavillon populaire, built in 1890, which now houses free photography exhibitions, typically three a year, featuring world-renowned contemporary photographers. I visited in the hope of gaining some inspiration for my own modest efforts.