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Potter’s Portugal

Most people know the story about how the amazing J K Rowling wrote the beginnings of the Harry Potter series as a single mother sat in the Elephant House Cafe in Edinburgh, often staying for hours on end with a single cup of coffee and writing the story on free paper napkins. Inspired by the […]

Mont-Saint-Michel, France


Day trip number one from Rouen was to Le-Mont-Saint-Michel, a two and a half hour drive south. Once we turned off the main road we followed minor roads with hardly another soul on them as we by passed the town of Avranches and cut through the smaller settlement of Brecey. As usual a small town […]