If It’s good enough for the Swallow’s then….

If it’s good enough for the Swallows then … Yes – you’ve got it – it’s good enough for us. In Southern Africa, where I hail from, the moist earth and cold windy days are, at this very moment, beginning their period of influence. They command the tenacious swallows to...

The Bonds of Spring in Next Door Normandy

Lesser Celandine (Ranunculus ficaria) History has recorded famous people and events that link Next Door Normandyto England, some are warlike, others are pleasing but how often do we think of flowers as being the bridge between these two celebrated regions? Often...

Why We Like Normandy

How many people have told you that generally speaking the French don’t welcome Brits to France? ‘Qui est codswallop!’ We have experienced the exact opposite. We live in the Department of Manche, and our amazing French neighbours have accepted us as exactly that. ‘Vous...