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"My WWII Nurses"

It has been wonderful to hear from 3 of the nurses from my book, No Time For Fear, this month. All in their 90s now, they are still good at recalling the WWII days they served overseas. 533 more words

World War II

Back to the UK

It was a wonderful few weeks in Brittany – walking and exploring. I loved the churches, the Enclos Paroissials, and the comfortable gîte was positively luxurious – we are returning next year! 117 more words


Wanderlusty Wednesday

I wish I was on a beach somewhere, anywhere, instead of in the office today. That is all.

Image taken by me on a beach near Cherbourg, France, March 2007.


A week cycle touring across the Normandy coast from Cherbourg to Dieppe

About three years ago a good friend of mine, Chris, and I began to hatch a plan to cycle from our homes in Hove, near Brighton, all the way to Paris.  2,832 more words


The beaches of Normandy

Agnetha Fältskog sings on her latest album “A”: “the beaches are lonely places…” but they are not so lonely in Normandy. The beaches we saw yesterday on our way from Cherbourg to Caen had its big importance from the time of the second world war. 259 more words

Summer 2015

To Cherbourg

A short blog today as we are really delayed with everything. Not because it was too much to do but because we had a wonderful lazy afternoon in Cherbourg – the day one of two in this city. 259 more words

Summer 2015