Windy day on the beaches of Asnelles in Normandy.

Les Braves

Les Braves is a war memorial that is located on the shores of Omaha Beach in the village of St. Laurent-sur-Mer in Normandy, France and commemorates the fallen American soldiers, of World War ll who have lost their lives on the beaches of Normandy, June 6th 1944. The memorial represents three elements: The Wings of […]

Hot Fire

Hot fire in my house in Normandy with French Royal Lilies and the Lions of William the Conqueror in the background.


The finalization of 5G has disturbed my photo sharing quite a bit… Good memories from Christmas: an excellent Sauternes!

Out to Sea

Fishing boat going out to sea and facing strong waves in Port-en-Bessin. Yes, you’ll have to bear with me for a few posts, I need to share some photos from my winter break back in Normandy :)

Mine à Charbon

Le Musée de la Mine du Molay-Littry, Normandie, France. L’histoire de la mine de Littry débute au XVIIIe Siècle, après la découverte en 1741 d’un affleurement de charbon à l’emplacement du bourg de la Mine. En 1747, naquit la Compagnie des Mines de Littry. A son apogée vers 1840, la mine comptait près de 950 […]

Mondaye Abbey

Saint-Martin de Mondaye is a French Premonstratensian abbey in the Bessin countryside at Juaye-Mondaye, Calvados, nine miles to the south of Bayeux. Founded in 1200, it is the only canonial abbey still active in Normandy. The church is wholly as conceived by Eustache Restout, who also painted the paintings and designed the woodwork for the […]

Nuclear Submarine

The Redoutable (S 611) was the lead ship of her class of ballistic missile submarine in the French Marine Nationale. Commissioned on 1 December 1971, she was the first French SNLE (Sous-marin Nucléaire Lanceur d’Engins, “Device-Launching Nuclear Submarine”). She was fitted with 16 M1 ballistic missiles, delivering 450 kt at 2000 kilometres. In 1974, she […]


Wheat is a cereal grain, originally from the Levant region of the Near East and Ethiopian Highlands, but now cultivated worldwide. Wheat is grown on more land area than any other commercial crop and is the most important staple food for humans. World trade in wheat is greater than for all other crops combined. Globally, […]