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Chapter 35. Normandy Day 2: Honfleur and Étretat

Our second day in Normandy started off as every day on holiday should, with a long lie-in in an amazingly comfortable bed. After long showers (water pressure is such a novelty…our flat in Paris has the most pathetic shower ever), we wrapped ourselves in fluffy robes and drank coffee out of fancy tea cups. Perfection!… Continue reading Chapter 35. Normandy Day 2: Honfleur and Étretat

Normandy · Travel

Chapter 34. Normandy Day 1: Juno Beach & Honfleur

In an effort to escape the dullness of Paris in January (or more specifically, our lives in Paris in January), Marc and I decided to finally venture North and explore the beaches of Normandy this weekend. It’s a place we have been planning to visit for some time now; as the combination of epic scenery… Continue reading Chapter 34. Normandy Day 1: Juno Beach & Honfleur

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Chapter 33. January in France

I’ve always had strong feelings about the hierarchy of the months- June, July, September and December are obviously the best, and I’ve always considered the worst to be April and November…those rainy, shoulder season months. This was all before we moved to Paris and I discovered that January is absolutely, unequivocally THE WORST. Maybe I’m… Continue reading Chapter 33. January in France