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Lockdown – a modern incarceration

We have all experienced during this last year periods of great restraint in our lives, such as limitations on when we leave home, where...

Journeys of fear and of hope

My last blog spoke of the sheer desperation felt by Huguenots as one by one almost all of the safeguards within the Edict of Nantes were...

The first "dragonnade" in Poitou (1681)

I would like you try to imagine what it would have been like to fell forced to flee your homeland, especially during unfavourable weather...

A special date to remember

Yesterday, was the anniversary of the birth of a man who was to become a famous King of France, he was also highly respected by the...

An incredible journey - new release

This week is very much on a theme of France. We have of course celebrated Bastille Day on the 14 July, an important date for all of...

Books are the nectar of the mind

There are many things we have not been able to do in the last few months but apart from physica exercise there is one other important...

Grow Your Blog Community

With Wix Blog, you’re not only sharing your voice with the world, you can also grow an active online community. That’s why the Wix blog...

Today will be history

History is like the wheel of fortune - it goes around and around. 2020 and we are in the midst of a pandemic as we were in 1918 and we...