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This Friday, Saturday and Sunday was the Foire de Lessay, which is the equivalent of a county fair. Friday and Saturday there are horses, donkeys and bovines for sale and every day their are dogs, cats and other beasts and … Continue reading
Every Thursday in Saint-Lô at the National Stud there is an exhibition of the different breeds of photos. Sadly the rain came to join us. Originally the National Studs were set up pretty much all over France to supply horses … Continue reading
I was planning to take Rachel to the Cathedral at Bayeux on our way to the D-Day beaches, but we ended up going no further than Bayeux because there were so many things to see. The Cathdral, the British Cemetery … Continue reading
We visited the American Cemetery on a beautiful day. I find that all the war cemeteries have been surprisingly peaceful places. The American ones have no ages or dates or births on the head stones, I’m not sure why. Both … Continue reading
My last helpXer was a lovely young woman from Kentucky called Rachel. I tried to teach her to drive a manual gear stick, but it was a bit hair-raising and so during the holidays we visited a few of the … Continue reading
In mid-August was the International Horse Show in Saint-Lô followed a week later by the International Horse Show at Auvers, near Carentan, about 40 minutes from home This great event was enormously exciting because my sister Sarah came over from … Continue reading
On a short trip out last week, we ended up doing a walk along the coast to Barneville-Carteret for lunch.