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A tidily dressed man, in Honfleur

Or, the passions of Fernand Herbo. This post appeared in our original blog Honfleur Then and Now, in 2012. Walking around Le Vieux Basin in Honfleur is often a chance to admire artists at work, as they endeavour to capture the shimmering light and remarkable landscape of this ancient port.  Today's postcard

Concerning Mont Saint-Michel, in 1905 by Gordon Home – guest blogger!

This week we are celebrating fellow Normandy lover Gordon Home, whose delightful watercolour of Mont Saint-Michel is possibly the loveliest we have ever seen. A sense of beauty A newspaper report of Gordon's wedding in 1926 to Violet Maude Chapman includes these lines from the vicar’s address: “What gift, then, will you, Gordon,

Wild at art, in Pirou

After looters, the graffiti artists were next to visit the abandoned holiday village in Pirou. For fifteen years they have created vibrant images on these crumbling walls, the local police asking only that they leave no rubbish.  It was a colourful secret until early this year a drone film of the site zoomed

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