FOR far too long, driving in France has for me been no more than a direct route to Italy.
But if France has been under-appreciated, my week in Brittany has changed all that and reminded me what a simply beautiful country it is. 253 more words
My Blind Spot choice for May was an excellent one, and as I write this a couple of weeks after watching Jacques Demy’s 1964 film… 158 more words
Just before midnight in the North Atlantic, the RMS Titanic failed to divert its course from an iceberg, rupturing its hull, began to sink.
The Titanic was designed by the Irish shipbuilder William Pirrie and spanned 883 feet from stern to bow. 104 more words