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A Venetian Reckoning (Donna Leon)

Donna Leon was an author I had never heard of before doing a random search on a well-known website for new authors to explore.¬† Now however, I wish I had found her much earlier. Named as one of¬†The Times (London) Fifty Greatest Crime Writers, Donna Leon has lived in various…

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Camping in France – A Visit to Souillac in the Dordogne

Souillac: A Great Location in the Dordogne Having never really explored France before, even though we are only a short drive away, the decision was made that 2013 would be the year of discovery. Before visiting this area of France we had only ever travelled to Normandy and Paris but…

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Love locks of Paris: Are They a Good Thing for the City?

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return”- Nat King Cole Lovers are now demonstrating their commitment to one another by binding a padlock to a bridge in Paris and throwing away the key. This is not unique to Paris, locks now popping up…

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