Tag Archives: Pont-l’Eveque

Blondie, Parallel Lines

Music On My Travels – #1 the ’70s

Music has the almost magical quality of transporting you back to another era or destination, evoking the feelings that you felt at that time or enhancing your experience of the exciting things that you are seeing or doing. I don’t mean gamelan music in Indonesia, samba in Brazil, rumba in Cuba or jazz in New […]

BOAT – MY SECOND TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

More specifically a Brittany Ferries ship in 1980 from Southampton to Cherbourg for my first ever trip abroad, a school exchange from Ottery St Mary in Devon to its twin town of Pont-l’Évêque in Normandie, France. I was fifteen at the time and remember very little about the trip apart from six things: The outward ferry journey was […]