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Plaisance, from the road to Coupiac

My son’s in-laws, the Thompsons, give ‘Plaisance‘ as their address in France, but actually they live a few kilometres outside the village, on a narrow road that hugs the hillside … Continue reading Plaisance, from the road to Coupiac

Where sheep do graze, Aveyron

Aveyron is Rocquefort country, the country where Lacaune sheep crowd together, grazing, on the steepest of green-clad hillsides. We saw these in the valley far below, from the road out … Continue reading Where sheep do graze, Aveyron

Hornbill, elephant and grey loerie – an ethical problem?

Usually when I post about wildlife photography it is simply to share my images, to comment perhaps on the choice of colour or of black-and-white, to say something about where … Continue reading Hornbill, elephant and grey loerie – an ethical problem?

Madikwe Game Reserve – Giraffe against the Skyline

These images of Madikwe giraffe are a digression, I know, from our travels through France – and after France, there is still Istanbul to process and show – but when … Continue reading Madikwe Game Reserve – Giraffe against the Skyline

Brousse-le-Chateaux, the prettiest village in France

Interviewer: Brousse-le-Chateaux, by the river Tarn in Aveyron, is supposed to be one of the prettiest villages in France. You went there, with your wife and children and grandchildren, on … Continue reading Brousse-le-Chateaux, the prettiest village in France

The Village Fete at Coupiac

I can think of no better way of expressing the joy and delight we experienced in France, on our recent holiday, reconnecting with family, relishing the countryside, with its steep … Continue reading The Village Fete at Coupiac