Visit Alnwick Castle & Gardens

My last snapshot post talks about part of my Shetland adventure, so be sure to catch up here! Alnwick is a small historical town nestled in the heart of Northumberland, on the east coast of England. Alnwick is famous for several things, mainly its incredible castle and gardens. The castle itself is the second largestContinue reading “Visit Alnwick Castle & Gardens”

Saint Martin de Bréhal

The towns of Saint Martin de Bréhal, Bréhal, and Coudeville sur Mer, share a stretch of golden sands north of Granville on the west coast of la Manche. The area is renowned for its shellfish, especially mussels, and oysters. This particular beach is home to a few of these ocean farms, whose traditional methods stretchContinue reading “Saint Martin de Bréhal”

Long-Exposure Photography: A Basic Guide

So, you have the basics of photography down and want to try something new. You’ve probably seen NatGeo photos with sweeping smooth landscapes, silky waterfalls, and busy light trails and want to try and capture it yourself. Well, you have come to the right place! A Basic Guide to Long-Exposure Photography*** Long-Exposure Photography Before IContinue reading “Long-Exposure Photography: A Basic Guide”

A Guide to Bokeh

The days are getting shorter, the nights colder and darker, to top it off, it is somehow still 2020. It’s getting to the festive season meaning that all the pretty lights are coming out both in the house and on the streets. It is always a treat to see, and more fun to capture! This post is to inform and help with getting that all aesthetic Bokeh effect and add a little more magical sparkle to your holiday pictures!

Annoville Dunes

Annoville Dunes, a nature reserve hidden on the west coast of the Manche Peninsular!

5 Days in Bourgogne

Now that restrictions have started to wane and normality is starting to return to Europe, I took the opportunity to take my new car out on the road and drive down to a friend’s place in Burgundy. A change of scenery for my 5 Days in Bourgogne. I’ve been familiarising myself with the local townsContinue reading “5 Days in Bourgogne”

Ducey Ville Étape

Ducey, Ville Étape. A town in the heart of the lower part of Manche. Integral to pilgrimage history and le Mont Saint Michel. Ducey, Ville Étape I little ways inland from my favourite spot, the bay of Le-Mont-Saint-Michel, around 10 miles, you’ll find the village étape of Ducey. The town itself is relatively small, andContinue reading “Ducey Ville Étape”

The Amazing History of Domfront

In today’s post we are looking at one of my favourite spots year-round – Domfront.

D-Day: Why Do We Remember?

Normally I do not mix work with politics, but living in Normandy means I am surrounded by history from ancient to modern, and it would be wrong of me to not share! So today’s post may get a bit political and topical so please remember the opinions viewed are my own and all facts willContinue reading “D-Day: Why Do We Remember?”