Paris Restaurants Cafes and locations NEW Photography

A few shots taken over the last few years. Paris always draws you back and hopefully we can travel again soon – CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL VIEW

An Ancestry Story with a Beautiful Ending

Ancestry and Genealogy are so popular today and this is an inspiring story stretching over 200 years from a military perspective. When a bullet in the Great War actually turned out to be a life saving event and the family survived to tell this remarkable story. It travels from England to Spain and Ireland. WeContinue reading “An Ancestry Story with a Beautiful Ending”

Photography for my DREAM OF PARIS travel book

I have created a selection of photography of the people and places of Paris that compliments my writing in my book A DREAM OF PARIS. Please enjoy the photography and I hope to inspire you to visit as soon as it is possible again – for now we still have our imagination and memories andContinue reading “Photography for my DREAM OF PARIS travel book”

Pont Alexandre III Bridge Paris France – great views on all sides

Please check out my travel books on Amazon – enjoy France from your armchair until we can fully travel again. Looking forward to travelling again soon. Thank you and hope everyone keeps safe. – Merci Neal One cannot fail to be impressed whether admiring from the banks of the Seine or walking over this wonderfulContinue reading “Pont Alexandre III Bridge Paris France – great views on all sides”

Padstow Harbour Cornwall England

Padstow is one of our favourite Cornish towns. The harbour is a great place to enjoy an outdoor meal, perhaps a fresh crab sandwich and a pint. The chef Rick Stein has a huge presence in the town. A treat is lunch at the Seafood restaurant but you can just enjoy fish and chips onContinue reading “Padstow Harbour Cornwall England”

Paris Restaurants Cafes and locations NEW Photography

A few shots taken over the last few years. Paris always draws you back and hopefully we can travel again soon – CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL VIEW

St Paul de Vence a beautiful French perched village

St Paul de Vence is felt by many to be the loveliest of the perched villages in the south of France. Perhaps, but I do love Bonnieux! St Paul de Vence, an attractive, compact village became a magnet for artists and art lovers in the 1920’s, when a group of impressionist painters rediscovered this sleeping neglected village.Continue reading “St Paul de Vence a beautiful French perched village”

Portleven Clock Tower Cornwall England

Porthleven is one of our favourite Cornish towns. You need to take care on this small pier at the entrance to the harbour. You can easily be caught out by a gust of wind or the tide crashing in which it regularly does in Porthleven. The harbour is a great place to enjoy an outdoorContinue reading “Portleven Clock Tower Cornwall England”

Tour de France Tommy Simpson and a strange tale of Mont Ventoux

From early in my life I always had a fascination about the career and death of the British cyclist Tommy Simpson. In my youth I was a keen cyclist but I never cycled competitively. I had one of those ‘can you remember where you were when JFK was shot’ moments in 1967 when Simpson diedContinue reading “Tour de France Tommy Simpson and a strange tale of Mont Ventoux”