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An eye for beauty in Le Havre

Le Havre vintage postcard

‘My eyes were made to erase all that is ugly’ said Raoul Dufy, the fabulous artist from Le Havre. That was not all he erased, as his brother Jean would learn to his horror. Painting happiness Born into a huge Le Havre family, brothers Raoul (b.1877) and Jean Dufy (b.1888) were adept at

Lost Sirens of Carteret

It wasn't a dragon that bought Adolphe La Lyre to the wild beaches of Carteret.  The old legend of Saint Germain Le Scot saving locals from an unwelcome serpent is often retold, but our postcard revealed a different story. Wild beaches discovered We did not know about the Atlantic beaches of the

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