The Shepherdess of the Cotentin

Today, Stéphanie’s life as a shepherdess in Normandy is a far cry from her former life as a graphic designer in Paris!

5 tasty tips for doing Bastille Day the Norman way

This weekend is ALL about France, so why not celebrate Bastille Day and France making the World Cup Final and the Tour de France passing through Normandy by trying one or two of these classic Norman dishes? Bon appétit ! 1) Marmite Dieppoise (aka Normandy fish stew) Local legend has it that this Normandy classic was…

The Shepherdess of the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel

When Stéphanie won a week’s holiday to a self-catering cottage in the Manche region of Normandy in 2004, she didn’t much like the countryside and the only exercise she got was during her commute through the Paris Metro. Today, her life as a shepherdess of the famous salt-marsh lambs in the bay of the Mont-Saint-Michel is a far cry from her former life as a graphic designer in Paris.