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The Talbot Shrewsbury Book (Normandy, 1444-45)

The Talbot Shrewsbury Book is a large illuminated manuscript created in the French city of Rouen (Normandy) around 1444-45. It was a gift from John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury… 218 more words


About France that is not only Paris - Part II: Rouen

Finishing my thorough examination of the Rouen Cathedral that I wrote about in my last post, me and Anna engaged in some psychogeography. In a scope of around one hour we stumbled upon two more churches that, together with the Cathedral, were located in very close vicinity. 2,562 more words


Apie Prancūziją, kuri nėra tik Paryžius - 2 dalis: Ruanas

Atidžiai apžiūrėjus Ruano katedrą, apie kurią rašiau praėjusį kartą, su Onute pasidavėme psichogeografijai. Vienos valandos bėgyje aptikome dar dvi bažnyčias, kurios, kartu su katedra, buvo išsidėsčiusios visiškai šalia viena kitos. 2,344 more words


Seriously wounded for a second time

Two Ascot men suffered severe injuries.

SERGEANT Archibald Grimmett has, we deeply regret to say, been so seriously wounded (a second time) that it has been necessary to have his leg amputated. 23 more words

News From The Front: The Grim Reality Of War

20 Sausages for Five Euros at the Farmer's Market in Rouen, France

In Rouen we couldn’t resist the Farmer’s Market that sold 20 mini-sausages for only five euros.

They had lots of tasting samples and they were all fantastic – some with nuts, hazelnuts, chèvre, cumin, chorizo…

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In April I made a family trip to the Norman capital of Rouen in Northern France for my mum’s 70th birthday. Judging by the French penchance for almond and cherry blossoms, I don’t think we could have picked a more scenic time to visit than during the early throngs of spring. 720 more words


M1710 - The Rivers of Spain and France


Welcome to the first of my new-style posts about the places I visit around the world whilst on a cruise ship. In my last post, … 3,429 more words