Tagged: Concarneau

First Birthday

Sep 23, 2016 |

Looking back at our archive of pages it seems the first dated postings to the Travels in Search of… blog were 14th September 2015 so we are a year old this month, September 2016.  We have learnt a great deal about travel blogging and those associated with this research blog have enjoyed some huge successes […more]

Proust in Brittany

Jun 14, 2016 |

Marcel Proust spent one of his early holidays and writing tours in Beg-Meil, just across the bay from Concarneau in Finistère, Brittany.  The first lines of his early novel, called, Jean Santeuil, tell us of Proust’s time there in 1895. Marcel would have been just 24.  Jean Le Foll produced an excellent and well-researched piece of […more]