To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf Harvest Books 1989
‘No going to the Lighthouse, James.’ he said, as he stood by the window, speaking awkwardly, but trying in deference to Mrs Ramsay to soften his voice into some semblance of geniality at least.
Odious little man, thought Mrs Ramsay, why go on saying that.
Aubigny-sur-Nère teddy bears Tourist Office © 2010 Scotiana
As it has been the case for twenty-two years now, the Scottish-French festivities are going to take place in Aubigny-sur Nère on the 14th of July. The whole town will again resound cheerfully with music, cries of joy, and the clatter of horses’ hooves as [...]
The emblematic Scottish bagpipe at the entry of Aubigny-sur-Nère © 2011 Scotiana
Hi everybody !
We’ve taken this photo at a crossroads on arriving at Aubigny-sur-Nère. Isn’t the bagpipe looking like some big greedy insect ready to plunge into the flowers to gather its lot of pollen!
Sologne pine forest and heather carpet at Nançay, Berry, France © 2010 Scotiana
If you love Scotland, you will certainly also love this part of France, in Berry, where, a long long time ago the Scots came to our rescue to save our country before settling there… many inhabitants can [...]
Aubigny-sur-Nère church and half-timbered houses © 2010 Scotiana
In the heart of France, on the borders of romantic Sologne and Berry, the flowered little town of Aubigny-sur-Nère, with its old church and picturesque half-timbered houses, boasts a rich Scottish heritage on the ‘Route Jacques Coeur’.
Aubigny-sur-Nère wrought iron piper © 2010 Scotiana