Saint-Malo and the Vendée, France

I lined the MG up with the ramp that led to the ferry and slowed to a stop. It was steep enough that you couldn’t see the top; just a wall of metal ahead of the car. Continue reading Saint-Malo and the Vendée, France


Normandy & Brittany Coast, France

There’s nothing much more romantic than the seaside. So what better place to take Nicola for Valentine’s Day than the D-Day beaches of northern France? This is how we ended up on Juno Beach in Normandy at 7am on a Saturday morning. We stood there, fresh off the cross-channel ferry and shivering a little in the morning sea air. At every village along the coast, … Continue reading Normandy & Brittany Coast, France