Bonjour, Barfleur!

During a recent location research visit to Normandy Kathy and I visited the lovely little coastal village of Barfleur in northwestern France. It’s not far from Cherbourg and well worth a side trip! And as well as one thousand years and more of history there are some wonderful eateries featuring its famous mussels, Blonde de […]

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Bonjour, Brittany!

Kathy and I have just returned from a location research trip to France. Whenever possible I like to travel by sea and we sailed from Plymouth to St Malo in the good ship Bretagne, the Brittany Ferries flagship. Sadly, the sea was pretty calm throughout the crossing and I didn’t get a repeat of the […]

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