Artists Impression of the Paris Islands for my French Travel Books

A lovely watercolour artwork from an original idea by my book illustrator – so looking forward to being back on an island cafe. I do love to mix up my illustrations in my French travel books with photography and some original artwork. I think an artists impression allows your imagination to take you into theContinue reading “Artists Impression of the Paris Islands for my French Travel Books”

Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France

On this mild clear evening the sun is going down, the scene is enlightened by the lights of the harbour front cafés and bars and the spot lights focused on Collioure’s church, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, a former converted lighthouse. There is of course in this gorgeous setting the natural moonlight sparkling on the sea and reflected onContinue reading “Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France”

Monet Garden Giverny France with added visitors

Giverny was a wonderful visit for us and I am about to start writing of it for my next book on Normandy and Brittany. I hope to include some more artwork from my book illustrator but this one has got me in the right mood to start writing. Hope you enjoy it.

Hotel Restaurant Baudy in Monets Giverny France

A French lunch is sadly missed just now. Hotel Baudy which was of course a haunt of Monet and his friends is a very atmospheric venue for lunch. You can eat also in the garden opposite under some shade. Like most of this special village you can step back in time here in your imagination.Continue reading “Hotel Restaurant Baudy in Monets Giverny France”

Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France

On this mild clear evening the sun is going down, the scene is enlightened by the lights of the harbour front cafés and bars and the spot lights focused on Collioure’s church, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, a former converted lighthouse. There is of course in this gorgeous setting the natural moonlight sparkling on the sea and reflected onContinue reading “Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France”

Collioure French Catalonia a favourite Watercolor view

FOR MY TRAVEL BOOKS IN YOUR COUNTRY PLEASE COPY AND PASTE: http://getbook.at/FrenchTravel Another watercolour from my book artist – Will be lovely to return to a place that if pressed I would probably say is our favourite place in France. A colourful scence in the harbour and to sit with a coffee or a glassContinue reading “Collioure French Catalonia a favourite Watercolor view”

Monet’s House and Garden Giverny France

A French lunch is sadly missed just now. The beautiful house and garden of Monet in Giverny that I caught in a retro setting. This is one aspect of French travel that I so miss in this current situation and I am sure that resonates with many of you. One day we can safely travelContinue reading “Monet’s House and Garden Giverny France”

Hotel Restaurant Baudy Giverny France

A French lunch is sadly missed just now. Hotel Baudy which was of course a haunt of Monet and his friends is a very atmospheric venue for lunch. This is one aspect of French travel that I so miss in this current situation and I am sure that resonates with many of you. One dayContinue reading “Hotel Restaurant Baudy Giverny France”