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Five Times YIH Went to a Castle and One Time She Visited a Town Instead

In the grand old tradition of “Five Times Baz Went to Chemistry and One Time He Didn’t,” I bring you a weekend of châteaux. The first castle was the one in Nantes, which we visited Friday afternoon. 296 more words

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Year Abroad Blog - #2 Do You Like Manga?

SO MY FIRST week at school is complete… OK, I didn’t really teach anything per se but instead observed classes and introduced myself to the students. 941 more words


Leonardo's Gun

Leonardo’s da Vinci moved to Le Chateau du Clos Luce which is in Amboise, France.  On the grounds are replicas of many of his inventions.  I wasn’t aware that he designed a machine gun but he did and here it is. 6 more words


Le Grand Marché

Today I went on an adventure with French friends. It was an enjoyable day, but also an exhausting day because we spoke exclusively in French. My head felt like it was going to explode for most of the day. 484 more words

RENDEZ~VOUS IN AMBOISE. Acrylic on Canvas , in French Frame. F G Davis 2014.

This is my latest piece in an original antique frame from Amboise. The piece shows two figures by a typical French window. It will be on show at my home during the Devon Open Studios from 7th September till 21st, for details check out DOS on… 19 more words


Second Day - Up, Up and ... oh NOOOOO!

We were so primed and prepared for this trip. We’d had 14 months to try to find and plan as many ‘bucket list’ events as possible.   635 more words

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