The port of Lorient is perched on the rugged coastline of Western Brittany in the county of Morbihan. Nowadays, it is known for its Interceltic Festival which draws visitors from around the world to celebrate all things Celt.
Julia McLean, who lives in Normandy, a strategic piece of geography in WWII, takes us on a tour of the Normandy Landing beaches and other important historical sites of D-Day, June 6, 1944.
Julia McLean takes readers on a fascinating historical and scenic tour of Normandy, a beautiful part of France, the “emerald jewel set by its azure sea.” From Vikings to kings, literary greats and cheesemakers, Normandy has never failed to attract a compelling lineup of people.
Julia McLean reflects on “The Big Society” speech by British Prime Minister David Cameron and says it’s time to reawaken of community — being a good neighbour will help end the recession.