Tag Archives: Manche

Sentier des Douaniers

Margo Roby’s Tuesday Tryout gave us this painting by Monet, Fisherman’s House at Varengeville, Haute Normandie, as inspiration for a poem.  Among other ideas, she suggests we “Do what your brain started as soon as it saw the painting.”  Monet;s … Continue reading

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I’m all behind with Miz Quickly’s delightful prompts, having spent a happy week with young Tillybud, sharing some of our favourite French things, food and places and enjoying the lively company. Miz Q has had us exploring the senses, and … Continue reading

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A Day Out

Three of us take a rest and a passing cyclist called us “une brochette de trois vieillards” (A kebab of three oldies)  Linda was insulted – she’s the same age as my daughter, Sally.  The one on the right is Annette … Continue reading

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