Crochet · Holidays

Seaside and Shawl

Today, we have had a good walk around the town of Deauville. It is full of timbered buildings in and Anglo-Norman style (think mock Tudor) both old and new. A lot are really well kept, so we are left guessing how old some are. Deauville has a rich history of being a seaside resort for… Continue reading Seaside and Shawl

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Friday Roundup #26-20

A week of good weather and everyone goes loopy. I get that we have all met challenges with the changes to our lives over the past couple of months. But the craziness of people is astonishing. We went walking yesterday along the coastal path. We chose an early time and found minimal crowds. Along our… Continue reading Friday Roundup #26-20

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Sunday post of Friday Update #3

I know it’s not Friday, but I couldn’t post then as I wanted to wait until I had more of the below work completed.  So, here I am, a week and a little bit later and section 1 and 2 is complete and now on Section 3.  This is a lovely and easy pattern to… Continue reading Sunday post of Friday Update #3

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Walking the cliffs to Start Point

Saturday brought glorious weather, bright and sunny, for our walk and a chance to put some of the gear to use and to wear in the new boots.  It’s the first of many walks to get in shape for the summer walking holiday.  This was just a short walk of about 5 miles. Ahead of… Continue reading Walking the cliffs to Start Point

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A trip to the beach

Just a short post after a quick trip to the beach at Torcross.  Clearly there had been a recent storm as there was shingle and pebbles on the road side.  It had already suffered in the ‘Beast from the East’ storm with a section of the road being washed away, so it is impassable from… Continue reading A trip to the beach