So off to get the car. Pessac was SO QUIET! We got to the airport and scuttled off to the amazing folding origami Starbucks, thinking that it might be closed - it is, after all, New Year's Day, but it was open, so 15 euros later and lighter and we were all drinking some form of latte... (Catrin doesn't like the taste of coffee so she had a "chai tea latte", but she did try Gwilym's latte)
Well, except for Patricia, whose back is too stiff and painful for her to get in the car, so she had to say her tearful farewells at the house before we drove off.
My the house seems empty. And quiet. And cold.
But this cold snap ends tomorrow and we'll be back to our usual balmy temperatures.