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Rebellion and the epic gallop of William Duke of Normandy, in 1046

vintage postcard old chateau at Ryes, Calvados

Today roads across Cotentin’s marshes are finely mapped and sturdy, when William Duke of Normandy (future Conqueror of England) was 19, it was a very different story.  If he had not known the marshes so well, how different all our histories would be. The child Duke, protected at all costs It is surprising

Life’s a party, with the Dolly Sisters in Deauville

Another summer day, in Deauville vintage postcard

Whatever anyone says about the dancing Dolly Sisters, remember them in this photo taken on Deauville beach.  Don't they look charming? Full of life, cheeky and so innocent despite those racy swimming costumes, they are having the time of their lives.  Their real gift was not the stage, but making

4th Saturday monthly antique brocante market in Deauville

Every fourth Saturday of the month a group of hardy professional antique brocante sellers meet in Square de l'Eglise Saint-Augustin, Deauville. Around 30 stalls sell a fascinating array of flea market and quality antique treasures from 7am to 5pm, rain or shine.  Possibly closing up a little early when the weather

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