Monthly Archives: September 2023

DAY TRIP: Renaissance England

The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England… history repeats itself… sort of… on the West Coast 🙂

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Greetings from Dinan! Enclosed by nearly three kilometres of ramparts, the town of Dinan and its 14th-century castle proudly overlook the Rance river. Below, the small marina is the starting point for some lovely walks along the estuary, while above, … Continue reading

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With one foot in the Leon area and the other in Tregor, Morlaix nestles in an estuary enclosed by the foothills of the Monts d’Arrée mountains. This town, brimming with art and history, is lovely to look at, whether from … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: The Name of the Rose

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Pont-Aven is a charming Breton town nestled on the banks of the river Aven. Once a commercial town ensuring the transport of goods between the river and the ocean, it became a meeting point of a colony of painters during … Continue reading

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MOVIE: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button…

…after the short story read this summer… with a bit of Paris magic 🙂

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