The lost treasure of the ship Télémaque, at Quillebeuf

Taking our car over the Seine on the little free ferry at Quillebeuf has a leisurely charm.  Now we know that beneath us could be

The mild mannered murderer, from Alençon

Murderer and fraud Edme Samuel Castaing was born in 1789, during the turbulent years of the French Revolution but in Alençon, a prosperous country town that

Brocantes & flea markets

Dates announced for La grande Foire à Tout des Andelys 2016!

The grande Foire à Tout Les Andelys is the largest fair of it's kind in Normandy.  Just 20 miles south of Rouen, here you will find an interesting

Our battiest brocante buy?

Was it the heat? Exhaustion perhaps, after hours wandering around the roads of an old Normandy town given over completely to a brocante market? No