The “Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” to be made into a film

No doubt you've all read the book "The Guernsey literary and Potato peel pie society" about life in during the Occupation?  Oh you haven't? Well it's a great summer read - an entertaining story set just after WW2, when a English author  forms an unexpected bond with some residents of Guernsey. It focuses on their … Continue reading The “Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” to be made into a film

Louis Rolland’s birth certificate

I've bumbled around on the french genealogy website archives.cotesdarmor.fr and I think I've managed to locate Louis Rolland's birth certificate. It helps that he was born in a tiny village, St Gilles les Bois, as you can only browse chronologically by year.  His father is listed as Jacques Rolland, 34, occupation menuisier (carpenter) and his mother … Continue reading Louis Rolland’s birth certificate