Why Normandy is Best for Cycling Holidays

Rich in culture, food and steeped in history and ancient landmarks, Normandy is a wonderful holiday destination. It’s proximity to ferry ports takes the hassle out of traveling, which is probably one of the reasons Normandy has become a popular destination for...

Feed your soul with the nutrition of Nature

We’ve discovered that our home, La Chatouillette, has a soul. As we understand it, a soul has no ego. It’s an external interaction between our life experiences and the reality of nature. Natural signs of the soul are bountiful here and come without cost. Nature...

How exclusive fishing makes the difference

Many fisherman and birdwatchers have commented on how changeable and calming the La Chatouillette Lake is. We were naturally thrilled to hear such comments. In all modesty, we do confess that our lake is situated in the most glorious of locations. Whilst it is not the...

Here comes the Pontoon

We started building a pontoon or jetty at our lake, concrete posts were places in position. …only a few planks left ‘Little tickle’ being positioned on the Pontoon.   The idea, when first muted, seemed so simple. Just place a few strong logs in...

Birdwatching… A review by RSPB members Nic and Sheila

We came on this holiday armed with binoculars and cameras in the hope that we might see some interesting birds and we weren’t disappointed. Each morning we wake to the sound of birdsong and when we venture out early, the birds are already happily going about their...