A busy week this week, I am still reading Paul Louis Rossi’s 1990 book, Régine, which is more like an autobiography of Rossi living through the 1930s and 40s, at least, so far. I suspect the character, Régine, will start to take on a more prominent role. Rossi gives us lots of street names and, as my blog readers told me last week, the name of a district to the east of Nantes city centre which still exists today, the quartier de Doulon. And even a mention of Plymouth! But this morning La Voyageuse immortelle arrived. Rossi’s later collection, which was published in 2001 by French publishers, Le temps qu’il fait in Bazas http://www.letempsquilfait.com/
In the background, Zoë Roberts is on her last few days of writing up for her Masters thesis on Travel Writing. Her edited collection of papers from the Plymouth River Tourism Conference came out on 8th March 2016, in Kindle edition on Amazon at http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01CQY2Z8W
Meanwhile Dr Natalie Semley and Dr Graham Busby have taken some of our Plymouth University tourism undergraduates on fieldwork to Albufeira in Portugal. Please see picture from Natalie. I am hoping Graham might post an entry from the work they are completing there.