“It never rains in the South of France”

“It never rains in the South of France”

I’ve given in.  It’s not the normal sort of thing I like to write about, but enough’s enough. I have to admit it, we have rain.  And not just a little…deluges of the stuff.  The Riviera has gone wrong. Spring 2013 has been the wettest on record...
From Russia (to Nice) with love

From Russia (to Nice) with love

I’ve lived on the Côte d’Azur for five and a half years and finally last weekend I got around to visiting the Russian Cathedral in Nice, something I’ve wanted to do for ages.  As always when I put something off over and again and then do it I wonder...
Driving to the South of France

Driving to the South of France

Driving to the South of France from the UK or northern Europe is very doable, pleasurable even, particularly if you make the journey part of the fun and take your time.  Many of the guests at Lou Messugo drive from the UK and while there are plenty of dedicated...
Anecdotes from Cannes

Anecdotes from Cannes

We have a friend who works in distribution and promotion of French films around the world.  Every year he comes to the Cannes Film Festival and every year he tries to get us tickets for a black tie, red carpet première.  Here’s the story of our first time. The...

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