Tag Archives: France

Gentle Guide to taking a Journey: Mont Saint Michel

(Sunset near Mont Saint Michel) I love Mont Saint Michel, I think you would too. Yes, it’s touristy. Yes, it’s a religious monument. Yes, coffee and a croissant costs more here. But there’s something… something deeply attractive about this place, … Continue reading

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Back to normal…

(French aire) We crossed the border into France on Saturday and stayed at a French vineyard that night. We thought it might be nice to do a wine tasting and then stay the night but wine tasting happens on Monday … Continue reading

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Beware of the… stationery

(Seen at roundabout near Saint Lô. I think it means being here changes your point of view) We have a bit of a routine going and while the weather is encouraging us to move along, that is what we are … Continue reading

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It’s raining today

(Not actually a casino…) It’s raining today and has been since the middle of the night. We are near Bordeaux, in a supermarket car park. We drove for a couple of hours in foggy misty rain to get here and … Continue reading

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Once upon a time we had no water…

Lots of people ask me how Denis and I can live together, in such a small space, without killing each other. I’m not sure I have ever given an adequate answer, mainly because I don’t know. So I thought it … Continue reading

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Crossing the Threshold

The ferry crossing from Rosslare in Ireland to Cherbourg in France takes about 17 hours. We sailed at 8.25pm yesterday and I was in bed by 9pm! I had a plan. (That’s the sun…) At the weekend I had noticed … Continue reading

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Trip to Portugal 2018

(Car park near Rosslare) Tonight we are leaving Ireland for three months. There is one week in March when we have to be in Lisbon but other than that we don’t know where we’re going or when we’ll arrive. What … Continue reading

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