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On Tuesday morning we left our overnight accommodation in Avranches and rode along the Normandy coast to Mont Saint-Michel. This is the famous island commune that lies approximately half a mile off the mainland and is now a UNESCO world heritage site. 819 more words

In My Grandfathers Shadows

It’s a cold wet night in Normandy. Today has been about one thing, riding motorbikes and doing it quickly. Time to let off steam after the intense emotions of the last couple of days, but also time to reflect on what has gone before. 385 more words

An Appointment In Normandy

Good evening everyone, tonight we are in Ouistreham, Normandy.

I am really having trouble getting going with this post, partly because today has been quite an emotional roller coaster ride. 328 more words

Role models - With added dead bodies

At a job interview, for a job that I quickly decided that I didn’t want, they asked me “who is your role model and why?” They were very clear that it had to be someone famous, it couldn’t be someone who simply cared for their local community and neighbours. 311 more words


Stroud Blog Update 5

My work this week has centred around creating a soft sculptured ball pattern and getting my metal bands cut to size. I have also continued to work on my felt cog objects which are beginning to take on a life of their own. 610 more words