Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

{ More musings from the Cantankerous Old Mule }

Monthly Archives: February, 2016

My Liege, how did I not explore you more before?

I am currently in Liège, in Belgium’s Wallonie (French-speaking) district. I lived here as an exchange student when I was 18 and try to come back as often as possible to … Continue reading

February 29, 2016 · 4 Comments

The spot where druids used to play

I promised that I would post more photos from my visit to the village of La Haye-de-Routot in Normandy. This community, just south of the Forêt de Brotonne, would probably have been … Continue reading

February 28, 2016

La Mairie, La-Haye-de-Routot

This morning, just a few photos at the Mairie (town hall) in La-Haye-De-Routot, a small town in Normandy, famous for its shoe museum and tiny Chapelle de Sainte Anne, which is carved … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de l’Assomption de Rouen

Rouen Cathedral, or Cathédrale Notre-Dame de l’Assomption de Rouen, is a Roman Catholic gothic cathedral in Rouen, the capital of Normandy in north-west France. I don’t know that I have the … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

About capturing those special moments for your favourite social network

I wrote this blog in September 2013, posted it, and then immediately deleted it when one of its protagonists asked me not to make his photo public until after he had … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

The one where the photographer goes in search of Arsène Lupin on the Normandy coast

Have you ever heard of the small farming and tourist town of Étretat north-east of Le Havre on the coast of Normandy? I hadn’t, but when the twin suggested we take … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · 5 Comments

A walk through rain and shine

I think I mentioned the weather in my previous post: mostly cold and rainy, which is typical of Normandy in the winter. But I’ve tried to get out for a … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

What do you mean “by faith?”

Last week Tuesday I arrived in Europe. It’s incredible that I haven’t been blogging hundreds of photos of the amazing architecture, beautiful landscapes and eclectic menus since. But as I mentioned in … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

In the air again …

For any of you who missed it, I’m off on a grand adventure again … to Europe to catch up with friends and “family” (I put that in inverted commas … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · 2 Comments