Artist at work Pont des Arts Paris France

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 of the many street artists painting another portrait for a tourist. This one is working at the endContinue reading “Artist at work Pont des Arts Paris France”

Sunday Lunch time 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 time at Le Chantier St Philibert Brittany France”

Artist at work Pont des Arts Paris France

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 of the many street artists painting another portrait for a tourist. This one is working at the endContinue reading “Artist at work Pont des Arts Paris 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”

Pont Aven Brittany France Gauguin and others painted here

Lovely Pont-Aven France which is synonymous with Gauguin who lived and painted here despite the derision and hostility of the residents. Today’s residents are proud of the association and market his presence widely throughout the town. Gauguin particularly upset the locals by parading his Javanese mistress Anna who adorned herself with her pet monkey. ThisContinue reading “Pont Aven Brittany France Gauguin and others painted here”

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

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 scence taken from the white old chapel overlooking the bay at Collioure. So looking forward to sitting at a cafe in the harbour. To enjoy aContinue reading “Collioure French Catalonia a favourite Watercolor view”

A watercolor view of Weston Super mare Beach Somerset

My books have some lovely illustrations by my artist that compliment the photography. This is of course not in my French books but it a lovely scene of a local view that we always enjoy. Knightstone Island Weston Super mareSomerset England – A watercolor by my book illustrator New Release Friday May 1st

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”