Monthly Archives: September 2016

The America’s Cup part 2

Last week we concentrated on the sailing or more specifically the lack of it, but promised to have something about security. It’s not surprising it was tight after the tragic security debacle at Nice on 14 July. The area of … Continue reading

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The America’s Cup part 1

Regular readers of this blog will have noticed that there hasn’t been any reference to us taking summer holidays. It’s partly because we seem to have been rather too busy to take them, partly because we are going to the UK … Continue reading

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Even Provencal summers end…

Well it might not seem like it from the weather forecast for the next week or so but autumn is definitely in the air.  How do we know? The supermarkets are suddenly empty of beefy Belgians staggering under crates of … Continue reading

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Things to ban in Cannes

We did promise not to blog about burkinis but two points are probably now worth making. First, the whole thing is essentially a battle between a state that thinks it’s replaced religion and a religion that thinks it ought to … Continue reading

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