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Just a few more watercolours of Normandy by Gordon C. Home – guest artist blogger

Today our blogger is regular guest Gordon Cochrane Home.  A watercolour artist, traveller and writer, Gordon visited Normandy at the beginning of the 20th century. Gordon is sharing beautiful illustrations of Avranches, the river Seine, Lisieux, Coutances and Bayeux. These paintings first appeared in his book 'Normandy Illustrated, the Scenery & Romance

From Ohio to Isigny; the almost Impressionist life of Frank Myers-Boggs

Postcard view of the old fishing quarter at Isigny-sur-mer

When Frank Myers-Boggs returned to America after studying art at the École des Beaux-Arts Paris, he was excited to share the fresh new painting techniques he had learnt. Frank was mixing in the world of revolutionary artists Claude Monet, Alfred Sisley and Eugene Boudin, who influenced him but he was developing

The space explorer who never left earth, from Donville-les-Bains

donville les baines beach vintage postcard

Decades before the first spacewalk, a child looked out across the sea from the top of Donville-les-Bains’ cliffs, and imagined distant worlds far beyond our own. The cliffs here face the setting sun. Vast, lurid sunsets are soon followed by a web of constellations, brilliant against the velvet heavens that edge

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