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#HDYGG — Tournesol

#HDYGG — Tournesol

Tournesol.   "Turn sun" is the literal translation.  Sunflowers to us in England, but to the French they are tournesol.   I have really fond memories of driving through France and seeing field after field of them.  All facing the same direction.   Towards the sun. In fact, for me, no journey through…
The Gallery  — Animals

The Gallery — Animals

I am expecting lots of cats and dogs (particularly Tara's gorgeous hound) this week.   And had we been at home then it would almost certainly been my picture too.   Either #Fatcat, Cheeky Dog, or Bob the grumpy cat.   But since we are away I have been able to feature something…
Antique fridges

Antique fridges

As well as exploring out and about whilst on holiday in France, we have been exploring a bit more of the house we are staying in. It has been owned by the same family for five generations and is over 300 years old.   We have had great fun trying to…
Oradour sur Glane

Oradour sur Glane

It took just three hours. Three hours for the world to be aware of this sleepy little village in the middle of France. It started just like any other day in June.   But this was June 10th. 1944. And by 5pm the entire village was dead. Massacred.  In three hours.  …
#HDYGG — en France

#HDYGG — en France

The novelty of showing photographs from our garden soon wore off.   About the same time that actually gardening wore off.  I knew it wouldn't last.   I just haven't got the gardening bug.    But coming to France has given me a great excuse to show you the garden of the house…
The Gallery — My View Now

The Gallery — My View Now

I love this theme, it might even be one of my favourites as it gives a real snapshot of a moment in time.  And an insight into people's lives. My view at the moment is very different from my usual view on a Wednesday morning.  Normally I would have done…
The Best Chinese Restaurants In Dubai

The Best Chinese Restaurants In Dubai

Dubai is a Middle-Eastern metropolis that is not only famous for its beaches, skyscrapers and endless sunshine, but for its huge range of restaurants offering cuisines from around the world. Chinese restaurants in Dubai are some of the finest in the country and they are known for their mouth-watering delicacies…