Monthly Archives: July 2016

And life still goes on…

Because everybody knows France and everybody loves it, bad news about France is big news. And we have not been short of bad news. But contrary to some fantastic and irresponsible reporting France is not on ‘the brink of civil … Continue reading

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And life goes on…

First of all we would like to thank so many of you for your support, sympathy and prayers in the wake of the appalling Nice atrocity. It is very much appreciated. If you want an in-depth analysis on the impact … Continue reading

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On the attack in Nice

First of all we were going to revert to pretty pictures this week, then suddenly Britain had a new Prime Minister and we were going to write about her, and then she unleashed Boris from his kennel and we were … Continue reading

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Attack in Nice

Just a short response to last night’s appalling attack in Nice, in an place we know well. As far as we know, no one associated with the team up at Courmettes was in Nice at the time. We were at home … Continue reading

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The heart of the Esterel

Pretty pictures are recommencing, but in light of ongoing events, we thought we might include some little news snippets from across the channel… ******* Despite the furore about Brexit, everyone here is getting very excited about the Euro 2016 football (soccer … Continue reading

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And how do you feel?

The tone of our French friend was very concerned. “Brexit: how do you feel?” Well, tempting as it is to revert to posting pretty pictures the significance of current events is such that we cannot resist posting something of an … Continue reading

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