Week 30/52

Weekly snapshots of family life in 2016 Our stay here in France is winding down.  We are leaving Normandy today to spend a couple of days in Paris. It’s always bittersweet, this part of the trip. I’m looking forward to going back home but I’m always sad to leave France because I think there’s always …

Look of Deauville Villas

I thought I’d share some images of the Deauville villas that are typical of this Norman seaside resort.  Usually French magazines feature the larger and more well-known villas in town like Villa Strassburger, which was once owned by the Rothschild Family.  But I thought these other less-famous houses here deserve a bit of attention and …

Deauville’s Clairefontaine Racecourse

One of the things we look forward to in the summer in Normandy is going to see the horse races in Deauville’s Clairefontaine Racecourse. Not only is the venue very charming and typical of Normandy’s landscape and architecture but it also offers tons of activities and entertainment for children and adults alike. For kids, there …