Jonathon Brown has lived in his village north of Nice for 25 years, but does sometimes get out and about…

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F A Q

The abbreviation FAQ is quite recent, and ubiquitous; the Fine Arts Quartet is neither. And we have just been treated here in the South of France to two […]

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Diana. She never met me but she winked.

I do remember when Kennedy was shot. Dad and I were washing our hands after an autumnal bonfire – I was 8 years old – and Mum came […]

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Seeking the Cool from a Sizzler

This weather! I have been lazied by the heat more than any summer I can recall. I read of rain in Scotland with envy. To meet a friend […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen: The Cherry and the Willow.

  I’m not usually distracted by sport, but this summer has so far been tricky to avoid.  Federer and all that.  But it is the cricket that has […]

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The Fan Who Mistook My Hat For A Hockney

  Well, my first blog for AngloInfo. Daunting as a blank canvas. I look back at those old copies of The Spectator that Dad used to read, with […]

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