Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France

On our travels around France you find special places, ones that stay with you for ever and always wish to return. Collioure just south of Perpignan on the Catalan coast is one such place – perhaps our very favourite in all of France. It was at the start of our travels and will always beContinue reading “Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France”

Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France

On our travels around France you find special places, ones that stay with you for ever and always wish to return. Collioure just south of Perpignan on the Catalan coast is one such place – perhaps our very favourite in all of France. It was at the start of our travels and will always beContinue reading “Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France”

Impressions of France for my French Travel Books

Lovely watercolour artworks from an original idea by my book illustrator – so looking forward to being back in these seascapes and landscapes. 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 “Impressions of France for my French Travel Books”

Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France

On our travels around France you find special places, ones that stay with you for ever and always wish to return. Collioure just south of Perpignan on the Catalan coast is one such place – perhaps our very favourite in all of France. It was at the start of our travels and will always beContinue reading “Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of 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”

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”

Sunday Lunch with the locals at Le Chantier St Philibert Brittany France

I was reminded of an experience we had in Southern Ireland in Wicklow south of Dublin a few years earlier. We were briefly in a rural village that had a circular green around an old monument and around this green there came a battered old Volvo car with an equally battered radio blaring out fromContinue reading “Sunday Lunch with the locals at Le Chantier St Philibert Brittany France”

NEW BLOG Lunch with the locals at Le Chantier St Philibert Brittany France

I was reminded of an experience we had in Southern Ireland in Wicklow south of Dublin a few years earlier. We were briefly in a rural village that had a circular green around an old monument and around this green there came a battered old Volvo car with an equally battered radio blaring out fromContinue reading “NEW BLOG Lunch with the locals at Le Chantier St Philibert Brittany France”

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”