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Inspiration from home

(Colours on a grey day in Argentan after Grahame) We are making our way to the ferry via the Loire and now we have reached Normandy. All the time the weather is getting colder. The little indicator on the gas … Continue reading

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Châteauneuf-en-Auxois

(Can you see the hedges zigzagging up to the château? That’s the road) On Thursday morning after breakfast I left our spot beside the river to climb to the château. It was cold, about 8 degrees but the sun was shining. … Continue reading

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Besançon

(This way to the tourist office..) This is a really interesting town! So this morning after coffee at a place just 2 minutes from our aire I went off in search of the tourist office. I couldn’t find it on … Continue reading

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Galette, Butterfly and Bee

(This crêpere has had a licence to trade since 1941 – that was during the second world war!) It’s Sunday and a travel day for us. We are still on route to see Nancy and have arrived in another pretty … Continue reading

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Practising the local customs…

(We’re just outside the town of St. Romain de Colbosc) It’s about a kilometre to the nearest town and after breakfast off I went. We had cycled here yesterday but took a left turn and went to the big supermarket … Continue reading

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Night at the Museum

(Glass shelves filled with porcelain from a famous factory in Bayeux, no longer operational) We have arrived in France! Our ship docked right on time at 4.15pm, at 5pm we were in the supermarket and back on the road by … Continue reading

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Nice name, shame about the….

(I LOVE bunting. I have even been knitting bunting on this trip and there’s some on it’s way to Canada and Cashel…) Remember I was saying there were all these wonderful free places to stay? Well, we’ve been mixing the … Continue reading

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