Posts tagged with “elise russell” (16 posts)

roth and ramberg are fans of the dory

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Give us a colorful fishing boat and we can’t resist. What’s a dory? Dories are basically solid wooden fishing boats. They’ve been around for a long time, but sadly with commercial fishing dwindling,there are very few dories left.

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roth and ramberg meet Roger

It’s the beginning of June and if you have a Roth and Ramberg calendar you’ll be looking at a wonderfully friendly looking man. His name is Roger Etcheberry.

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Roger lives in Miquelon, a tiny community that is part of a bigger archipelago called St Pierre and Miquelon. It ...

roth and ramberg meet a rock star from the philately world

What is Philately? It’s the study of stamps and postal history.

We met someone who is a ‘rock star’ in the world of stamps. Patrick Derible. He’s an increble artist who has created many beautiful stamps for the little French colony of Saint Pierre et Miquelon. If you ...

roth and ramberg take candy from strangers

If you have a Roth and Ramberg calendar then today is the day you will get introduced to a man named Gaston. As we were wandering the streets of Saint Pierre, a happy-go-lucky guy wandered over and offered us candy. Now, we all know not to accept candy from strangers ...

roth and ramberg and the other france

Bonne année!

In July of 2013 we headed to France to photograph our 2014 calendar. You’re imagining us flying across the Atlantic to get there aren’t you? Well, France is closer than you think. In fact, it’s only 20km south of Newfoundland. That’s right, we ...

Roth et Ramberg finir avec le style

Roth et Ramberg finir avec le style!

The first thing we did this morning was get gas—over 100 Euros of it. A 2003 Ford Explorer fuel tank holds about 85 litres and this morning our tank gulped down 80. Not sure if that’s luck or karma, but we ...

roth et ramberg poussent a la finition

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Today was day ten of our adventure in Saint Pierre and Miquelon. It was also Bastille Day, formally called La Fête Nationale, the biggest holiday of the year. Add that to the language barrier, and sourcing models gets more challenging. We had to be more strategic because working on ...

Roth et Ramberg sont comme les locaux

We managed a handful of notable accomplishments today.

1. Squeezed in a photoshoot at the bakery before catching the 9:30am ferry back to Saint Pierre.

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2. Dale used the word ‘vert’ correctly. Unfortunately, it was to describe the colour of Elise’s face during the ferry ride back to ...

Roth et Ramberg expérience le vent de la mer

Thankfully our faces have sun kissed glows from yesterday, because today isn’t nearly as nice. In fact, it doesn’t really feel like summer at all. When the wind blows in off the water, the temperature drops considerably. Chilly temperatures and wind aren’t great for taking photos, but ...

roth et ramberg arriver au paradis

Although it’s called Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there is also Langlade. The town of Langlade is a summer community for people from Saint Pierre. About 600 people relocate here for the warm months, but nobody stays through the winter. Miquelon on the other hand is the same size, but ...

Roth et Ramberg aiment les français

In case of emergency dial 1-8, there’s no 9-1-1 in Saint Pierre. This morning we met our friend Joël for a private tour of the local fire hall, the only one on the island. We’d met Joël playing guitar beside his wife’s organic grocery shop ...

roth and ramberg obtenir une voiture

Today we did a happy dance. Or at least we would have, if we weren’t sitting on nice leather seats driving through the countryside. To fully appreciate this moment, one must know where it began.
 
It started after we got the Ford Explorer unstuck, which was just after we ...

roth et ramberg gravir une montagne

Roth et Ramberg gravir une montagne!

It’s Sunday and since most shops are closed we seized the opportunity to sleep in a bit. Our room is a cozy ‘family’ room with two beds and a pullout couch. The only downside is that Dale saws logs, so we end up ...

Roth et Ramberg se faire des amis!

Apparently it’s tough to go unnoticed in a town of 6000 residents, we’re already running into people we know. Of course, we’re using the term ‘know’ very loosely, but by the amount of things we’ve learnt about them it feels that way. That’s all part ...

Roth et Ramberg sont arrivés

 

We’ve landed in Saint Pierre and Miquelon. Apparently most people arrive by ferry, but since we’re super classy folks we flew. The flight from St. John’s was only about 45 minutes and once onboard we were enclosed in France. This left Dale and Michele tongue tied as ...