The sablières are the wooden beams between the tops of the walls and the ceiling, and they are carved with scenes of everyday life, religious themes, fantastical beasts, and foliage. At intervals there are little figures – all incredible.
I wandered around the Church of St Suliau in Sizun, camera in hand, peering upwards and into nooks and crannies, and I just loved all the little figures and carvings. I found the ‘siren maiden’ several times – could this be … Continued
The Church of St Suliau in Sizun is my favourite Parish Enclosure – such an elegant, dramatic complex of Church, grand Triumphal Arch, Ossuary, Sacristy, and surrounding walls, although only a statue remains from the Calvary. During our time in the village I … Continued
The previous day was filled with glorious sunshine this day started grey and mizzly and we decided on a forest walk. We parked at a farm in middle of nowhere and walked down a forest track, and then the Voie Verte … Continued
This delightful walk started in Loc Eguiner and I would love to return. We had noticed signposts and were intrigued by the name – ‘The Lost Valley’ – and the route was easy to find and follow on the ordnance survey … Continued
We parked on the road between Brasparts and Lannédern and set off on a circular route which took us along an old railway line, across undulating countryside, past the Chapel of Notre Dame de la Croix, and back to the car … Continued