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Pontorson, Normandy, France

Welcome to my five-part instalment about my week through Normandy, France. I’ll post a new post once a day for the next 5 or so. Enjoy! 628 more words


“Play the ball” at the Ration Shed Museum

MDO Lydia Egunnike began her NAIDOC week by attending the launch of a new exhibition celebrating the extraordinary sporting history of Cherbourg, a small town in the South Burnett region. 311 more words

English Channel Cruise

Well it wasn’t really a cruise, just the cheapest option to get out of Ireland to continental Europe. Flights out of Dublin were pretty expensive , but I did some looking around and found that I could take a ferry to France from Ireland for about half the price. 241 more words


Visit to France, part II: Happiness in the countryside

As established two weeks ago, I had some trouble with actually getting to France and getting out of the city. However, my trip became much, much smoother from there on out. 1,487 more words


Cherbourg Harbour 2nd July 1944

The following is a short account of an event which occurred seventy years ago today in Cherbourg harbour during World War II. It is pieced together from various eye witness accounts, information from family members and reports available publicly. 582 more words

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