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The German Cemetry – Marigny

On our way back from picking up a laminating machine from Barneville Carteret, we passed the German Cemetry near Marigny. A very beautiful and calm place dedicated to peace. And around the throne, on each side of the throne, are … Continue reading

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Medieval Wonder

We have had a great weekend, my friend Fi is over from San Francisco where she lives her “glam” life in an alternative existence to my bumpkin life.  (The lady in question has also been seen in the garden in … Continue reading

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Creative Writing

My eldest daughter Elllie, is now 6, and went for a school trip to the zoo yesterday.  Her homework was to write a sentence about her day and here it is. Translation: Aujourd’hui nous sommes allée au zoo. Nous a(vons) … Continue reading

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La Fête du Hutrel – 80th Celebration

Friday we had the rather bizarre experience of being at an English fête, but in Normandy.  We arrived rather late in the proceedings having been to the swimming pool in Saint-Lô, then having gone into town to get ice creams.  … Continue reading

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A Sunday Afternoon Stroll

We are really so lucky to live in such a beautiful area.  The colours are amazing at this time of the year, while there is still enough moisture in the ground.  This year we must be heading for a serious … Continue reading

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Cherries

This is the first year that we have got to the cherries before the pesky magpies – although I heard on the BBC recently that they are no better or worse than any other birds, just much maligned.  My cherry … Continue reading

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14th – 15th May 2011 30th Annual Maritime Flea Market in Granville

Granville is the closes big town to our beach house and it is a truely great town.  The old town was relatively untouched by the bombings that destroyed many of towns in the area.  It is a bit of a … Continue reading

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