Renoir in Guernsey

Aug 31, 2012 by

In 1883, the famous French impressionist painter spent the summer in Guernsey, creating 15 paintings in little over a month. Most of these feature Moulin Huet bay. These paintings were the subject of a set of commemorative postage stamps, issued by the Bailiwick of Guernsey in 1983.

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Ormer Casserole

Aug 10, 2012 by

Ormer is the local name for molluscs found on Guernsey & Jersey shores. This casserole recipe has been around since at least 1673.

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Guernsey Gâche

Jul 6, 2012 by

Guernsey Gâche (pronounced Gosh) is one of Guernsey’s definitive delicacies

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Roman Guernsey

Jun 22, 2012 by

Contrary to to popular belief the Romans didn’t call Guernsey Sarnia. It is likely that the name they gave it was Lisia.

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Donkeys, Toads & Crows

May 18, 2012 by

Every country has it’s own national symbols. The Channel Islands are no different and there’s a surprising array of animals ascribed to each island and their people.

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The Guernsey Cow

Mar 27, 2012 by

A product of her Island home, the island of Guernsey situated in the English Channel off the coast of France. The Guernsey has been developed over many centuries to become one of the world’s leading specialist dairy breeds.

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