Mike Jenkinson’s Guide to Normandy Tourist Traps

Posted by Guy Pringle, 21st October 2010

Mike has a serious interest in the military history of the area and has assiduously worked his way through the majority of those associated specifically with the Second World War. Below is his assessment of: • how long you should plan to spend there • how much the entry fee is (in view...

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Mr Perfect

Posted by Guy Pringle, 20th October 2010

Steve Jarvis, by his own admission (see below) came along for the ride but found more to entertain and engage than expected. Better still - because I am no cookist - Steve volunteered to supervise the final heating of Kaye's prepared dishes, delivered in late afternoon.   "I attended the view...

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Once a lonely traveller . . .

Posted by Guy Pringle, 19th October 2010

Judy Gillespie signed up for our Reviewers Conference back in April, but a certain volcano meant she was unable to fly out of Edinburgh. Undaunted, this time she resorted to bus and train as being more likely to get her to her destination.   "Leaving Dundee at 6.05am on a dark and rainy view...

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What a very nice man!

Posted by Guy Pringle, 18th October 2010

A happy wife tends to mean a happy husband, and as Mandy's previous comments were certainly of a positive nature then I had hopes that Mike might be so, too. In fact, he's done us proud with the following: "As someone who is used to rushing off to see sights, the Reading Retreat at Le Rieu was view...

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The verdict's in - and it's good (well, the first one).

Posted by Guy Pringle, 14th October 2010

Mandy Jenkinson, reviewer of this parish had the following to say about our very first Readers Gathering: 'I love reading. Books are my passion. I love reading them, discovering new ones, thinking about them, talking about them and discussing them with like-minded people - or even unlike-minded view...

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Our first Readers Gathering

Posted by Guy Pringle, 13th October 2010

More to come shortly but to start here's Kaye's recipe for Normandy Pork Chops, preceded by Vivienne's verdict:       ‘We had all quickly come to appreciate Kaye’s culinary skills and sense of humour, and looked forward to her car pulling up each afternoon.  view...

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