My travels through France

My travels through France

I am not a fan of long distance travel by car. I find endless motorway driving tedious. Normally we travel to France by plane or train. Train is my favourite method. The Eurostar now goes all the way from London…

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Walking on the beach in winter

Walking on the beach in …

Bliss! Winter sunshine after the dull dark days of London. On New Year’s day we decided to get up early and go for a long walk on the beach at Croix Val Mer. It was still chilly when we set…

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Shop windows Paris

Shop windows Paris

Delicious. Back in France and the windows of our local patisserie are looking very similar to the picture above, taken on my recent trip to Paris. This time of year the french pastry chefs get very creative and produce some…

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Paris visit Part II

Paris visit Part II

Interior decorations at Le Bon Marche department store. I am back as promised with more photos of my Paris trip. On the final morning Susan of Unefemme and I spent a couple of hours sitting outside a typical french cafe…

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My experience of 10 days in a French hospital

My experience of 10 days in …

Apologies for the absence in this space. There are generally no good reasons or excuses for not doing something. At least not ones that are of interest to anybody but oneself. However the recent lack of input leads me to…

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