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Sainte Chapelle; The Chapel of a Sainted King

There is only so much you can do when you are visiting somewhere for 48hrs and despite frequent visits to Paris, as an adult, Sainte Chapelle had until now eluded me. In fact apart from Notre Dame the isle of Cite … Continue reading

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Remembering the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day landings 1944

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the start of the DDay landings in Normandy, part of operation Overlord. These landings on to occupied French soil have been seen as a major turning point in the events of World War II. … Continue reading

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Part 2 of Laura’s French Adventure

Apologies for the delay in getting to part 2 of my French odyssey – been a bit busy. Anyway dearest reader I left you at the point in the travel log where I was on the coach from Rennes to … Continue reading

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Laura’s French Odyssey Part 1

Dear reader (apologies I’ve just finished Jane Eyre Laid Bare) my holiday has been just about the only thing that has kept me going the last few weeks (that and high content caffeine drinks and chocolate) so I intend to … Continue reading

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In Celebration Of International Women’s Day 2012: One Of My Favourite Inspirational Woman From History: Joan of Arc

It is a day late but here is my tribute to International Women’s Day. I have already written about several Inspirational ladies, Octavia Hill, Mary Queen of Scots, Lady Jane Grey and Queen Victoria. All these ladies have incredible achievements … Continue reading

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