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I left a sunny warm Théhillac in some haste, to arrive safely at Brest. Later we went and plucked plums in the rain, for jam making, then had a long walk around the port with it’s many shops and restaurants. I noticed the commercial part of the port is reviving. Brest, home of the dashing ‘Goélette’ La … Read more
I’ve just finished a gruelling 6.5 hrs painting The Port of Gaillac 1863, didn’t stop to eat and only drank one Coka (yuk…) unstoppable steady progress, the light was excellent in the Tarn today so the order was ‘make full sail’.
Two-way speed cameras go live in France in unmarked cars just in time fore the Toussaint holiday.This follows discussions proposing many speed limits are cut by 10 kph
The new mobile speed cameras will be able to catch speeding vehicles in either directions – to pass at speed in either direction means you are ‘nicked’…
EXERCISE could become available on prescription in France in a bid to cut the costs to the healthcare system of treating illness linked to being unfit.
We thought being ill meant you are in some way ‘unfit’?
My grandmother who did not speak excellent Engrise, one winter evening, trying to be chatty with my Father who had just returned from school said to him, “it’s foggncold outside“…
Fortunately the exhibition continues until the 3rd of February, details below.
Friends some times ask me why am I living so far from the sea when I am a marine art specialist and a “man of the sea? The full answer is complex. Part of the reason is the light is excellent for marine paintings. Another part is it is fun here. I never know what … Read more
Read of and have a taste of some reasons why