Chocolat filmed in the quietest film location village in Burgundy

Chocolat This destination is one of our favourites – Northern Burgundy. It is a much neglected part of France from a tourist standpoint. To the north is Champagne with its landscape of gently rolling vine covered hillsides. The towns of Champagne are steeped in wine making history and the money coming into the area keepsContinue reading “Chocolat filmed in the quietest film location village in Burgundy”

Paris Restaurants Cafes and locations

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

Travels in France – Some photos for my next book

All these photos are taken from print film (Fuji) rather than digital images My fifth book about our twenty five years of French travel is due out in the spring of 2022. It is mainly new writing and sets out to tour France from Calais to the south and tour back round to the startingContinue reading “Travels in France – Some photos for my next book”

A Tempting Paris lunch spot St Andre Bistro restaurant

Bistro St Andre on the left bank in Paris, France. The stroll from St Michel across towards St Germain takes you down Rue St Andre and it is a very interesting quarter of Paris. Enjoy some narrow side streets and covered arcades. For architecture lovers there is plenty of interest and don’t forget to lookContinue reading “A Tempting Paris lunch spot St Andre Bistro restaurant”

Pezanas – a remarkable encounter plus a fine local delicacy

Please enjoy this excerpt from my forthcoming new French Travel Book – published Spring 2022 As you make your way south from Burgundy there is a very definite change to the climate and to the countryside. It becomes warmer, drier, and more fragrant. If you can stop the car for a while away from theContinue reading “Pezanas – a remarkable encounter plus a fine local delicacy”

Chocolat filmed in the quietest film location village in Burgundy

Chocolat This destination is one of our favourites – Northern Burgundy. It is a much neglected part of France from a tourist standpoint. To the north is Champagne with its landscape of gently rolling vine covered hillsides. The towns of Champagne are steeped in wine making history and the money coming into the area keepsContinue reading “Chocolat filmed in the quietest film location village in Burgundy”

Paris Restaurants Cafes and locations

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

Travels in France – Some film prints for my next book

My fifth book about our twenty five years of French travel is due out in the spring of 2022. It is mainly new writing and sets out to tour France from Calais to the south and tour back round to the starting point. To accompany the text I have had to delve into some pre-Continue reading “Travels in France – Some film prints for my next book”

Claude Monet and his House at Giverny

The story goes that Monet in his search for a house to accommodate his growing family set out one day by train from Paris and spotted what was then the tiny hamlet of Giverny. Standing out amongst the cluster of properties along Giverny’s long main street he saw from his carriage a long but lowContinue reading “Claude Monet and his House at Giverny”

Chocolat filmed in the quietest location village in Burgundy

Chocolat This destination is one of our favourites – Northern Burgundy. It is a much neglected part of France from a tourist standpoint. To the north is Champagne with its landscape of gently rolling vine covered hillsides. The towns of Champagne are steeped in wine making history and the money coming into the area keepsContinue reading “Chocolat filmed in the quietest location village in Burgundy”