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Bob was a Woman of Many Talents

  In Paris in 1902, young Dr. Marcile was head-over-heels in love. The young lady who was the object of his affection loved him too, but her…

God Save the Royal Derriere

Queen Elizabeth II is now officially the longest reigning monarch in British history. The 89 year old Queen has broken the record set by her great-great-grandmother

Festival of Chamber Music in Saint-Paul de Vence

Tomorrow 20 July sees the opening of the Festival de Musique de Chambre Saint-Paul de Vence, hosting only six concerts, yet every one is a gem. And…

5 Things to do this weekend on the French Riviera - 21 July 2017

There is certainly no shortage of things on offer in the region at this time of year and often it’s a case of having to choose between…

Views of Antibes

Old Antibes and the ramparts along the coastal road. Plage de la Gravette featuring the sculpture by Jaime Ple, the 'Nomade d'Antibes'. Fisherman in front of the…

Port de la Darse

The beautiful Port de la Darse in Villefranche-sur-Mer.    

Tips on buying a property on the French Riviera

Most people who set out to buy a property in the Cote d’Azur have already come here on wonderful holidays that made them wish to spend more…

New French laws – what you need to know

March saw a host of new laws come into force which could potentially have a big impact on many peoples’ lives. Here’s an overview of those changes and how they might affect you.

Recorded delivery offers solution to disputes

In the event of a dispute covering a range of areas, the National Institute of Consumption (INC) have provided 160 letters to help resolve issues along with legal advice and text in force.

Organic farming - grow your own or buy direct?

  Your Guardian Chef meets bio farmers Renaud and Agnes, who in 2009 built Lavancia Farm, an organic farm based in Puget Théniers. Their approach combines traditional techniques with an innovative,…

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