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”

Writing a New French Travel Book in Lockdown

Monet’s House & Giverny The story goes that Monet in his search for a house to accommodate his growing family set out one day from Paris by train and spotted what was then the tiny hamlet of Giverny. Standing out in the cluster of properties along Giverny’s long main street he saw from his carriageContinue reading “Writing a New French Travel Book in Lockdown”

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”

Writing a New French Travel Book in Lockdown

Monet’s House & Giverny The story goes that Monet in his search for a house to accommodate his growing family set out one day from Paris by train and spotted what was then the tiny hamlet of Giverny. Standing out in the cluster of properties along Giverny’s long main street he saw from his carriageContinue reading “Writing a New French Travel Book in Lockdown”

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”

Cafe de la Poste Restaurant village of Goult Provence France

It is easy to find a fine lunch in one of the excellent cafes and restaurants in Goult. For a small village you have several choices and one of the most popular is Cafe de la Poste. After lunch you can walk to the top of the village. You are rewarded with the sight ofContinue reading “Cafe de la Poste Restaurant village of Goult Provence France”

Peaceful Cafe in the Marais district Paris France

It always pays to look up when strolling through the Marais district of Paris. This is one of the most interesting areas of Paris and you will never go hungry. Take your time to walk the streets and enjoy immersing yourself in its character and history. A lot of the history is troubling of courseContinue reading “Peaceful Cafe in the Marais district Paris France”

Perpignan the French city with a Catalan heart

Perpignan is a mere thirty kilometres form the Spanish border, a city of Art and History, retaining from its past as the former capital of the kingdom of Majorca an interesting historic centre of harmonious mainly Gothic style architecture. It is a French city but please don’t say that too loudly when you visit thisContinue reading “Perpignan the French city with a Catalan heart”

Uphill Estuary Weston Bay Somerset A special place

A perfect morning as we look over the Axe Estuary from Uphill Nature Reserve. The path leads around to the boatyard from her at the Axe Estuary at the end of the beach at Weston Super Mare Somerset England. The land that gets the tidal flow over it is rich in wild flowers and especiallyContinue reading “Uphill Estuary Weston Bay Somerset A special place”

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”