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The other Dunkirk

A few short years before D-Day, another terrible battle took place in Normandy, just 100 miles north east of those famous beaches, around Veules-les-Roses and Saint-Valéry-en-Caux. It’s not talked about much in England and until our visit we had no idea about the events of 11 & 12 June 1940, until

The marvellous Montgomery’s of Sainte-Foy-de-Montgommery

This charming postcard of a Pays d’Auge manor gateway took us to the hamlet of Sainte-Foy-de-Montgommery, a hidden Château and introduced us to possibly the loveliest Pommeau in the world. Here is our first postcard match. Set back discretely from the road, framed by the gateway, Manoir de l’Aumondiere  retains her mystery. We have no idea