Hermione Tall Ship In Rochefort

This year is significant in the annals of maritime history because of the voyage of the tall ship Hermione, a replica of a famous 18th century French frigate built over the last 17 years in the town of Rochefort in Charente-Maritime. The ship’s construction became known as the Hermione Project and throughout it’s build it […]

Sunshine Surfing In The Vendée

Sunshine, blue skies and surfing – something my friend Patrice (a good Vendée surfer) thinks about all winter! Thankfully Spring is now here so his frustation should soon be at an end and this kind of image should become a more regular sight not just for him but for anyone lucky enough to get to the […]

Flowers In A Medieval Garden

Springtime and flowers … hopefully both are just around the corner! This photograph was taken last year at one of the best medieval gardens I have ever visited. It was full of fruit trees, roses, sunflowers, poppies, herbs and vegetables, some of which I had never even heard of before! The garden had a medieval […]