birthplace of the illegitimate duke of Normandy



The Chateau (closed for renovation of course!)






Porte des cordeliers



The Cathedral – opposite where we ate….and indulged in Pommeau…


  Cathedral description and background






Lemaitre exhibition


Self-portrait – complete with pipe-geyser




William at Hastings

 description by Mum and Dad of various Lemaitre paintings





Musée des automates:

Tour de France – detail – what happens when a drunkard changes the road sign and the cyclists go through a village on market day


Workshop – making the automates

Detail of cité lacustre – lakeside village





Sérénade à la Fée

(so that’s where Brian the snail got to!)




La Carosse



Naissance des poupées






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