Spicing up Monet’s Light

Normandy’s white cliffs on the Côte d’Albâtre (Alabaster Coast), broken up by small valleys called valleuses, throw off a beautiful bleached light that once inspired Claude Monet (amongst other artists). We wend our way down the eroding cliff via the Valleuse des Moutiers at Varengeville-sur-Mer, stopping to admire the Church of Saint-Valery balanced near the cliff’s edge.  Along … More Spicing up Monet’s Light

A Woman in Dunkirk

8th March 2016: International Women’s Day.  This fixed date has been observed every year since the United Nations established it in 1975, and called on Member States to recognise women’s rights. But the Day’s beginnings lie much earlier in the 20th century, in the efforts of various workers’ organisations across North America and Europe to promote women’s rights (more here). In some countries the day … More A Woman in Dunkirk