100 days – Day 34

100 DAYS

100 days – Day 34:    Memorials and Freedom

Once, in the mid 1970s,  I  talked to a school assembly about memorials.I no longer have the notes (it was, after all, almost forty years ago), but I remember mentioning two memorials in particular.The first is to be found in Normandy in northern France – and is dedicated to the memory of one Madame Harel.Who?Well, Marie Harel (nee Fontaine) invented Camembert cheese!  

imageMadame Horel – inventor of Camembert cheese, Normandy

In 1791 by Marie Harel is said to have invented this type of cheese who was a farmer from Normandy. The idea came from a from a priest who was from the town of Brie famous for its cheeses. The abbey who was called Bonvoust supposedly sought refuge with Marie at her farm. In return for the shelter she offered him, he gave to Marie…

View original post 864 more words

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under The Ramblings of a Reformed Ecclesiastic

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s