Category Archives: Côte d’Azur

Sun and Stars in Cannes

Last week we posted some photos of the Cannes film festival in the rain. However the sun came out and apparently the films improved. We don’t usually visit Cannes during the festival apart from Sunday, but this year we had … Continue reading

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St Tropez in spring part 2

Last week we mentioned we’d had a pleasant guided tour around the inner part of St Tropez. It is still possible, along various secluded streets, to imagine what the town must have been like before it became popular in the … Continue reading

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St Tropez in spring part 1

The Lorgues International Women’s group that Alison is involved with runs various social events and one recently was a coach trip to St Tropez for members and partners. This was too good an offer for both of us to miss, … Continue reading

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February miscellany

Near our house there are some open fields which have been getting rather overgrown with bushes as the sheep which graze them in winter and spring only eat the grass. We were interested to see the other day that tractors … Continue reading

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Hyères and back

Just at the end of the old year we decided to take a day out and head down towards the coast. It was one of those crisp, sunny days with lingering mist which gave wonderfully moody views across the plain … Continue reading

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Christmas and Cannes

After last week’s text-heavy and deep blog, let’s make amends by some pretty pictures from Cannes, a town for which the adjective ‘deep’ is never ever used. These were taken over a variety of Saturdays and Sundays and reflect something … Continue reading

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The other St Tropez

When we tell people how to get to our house we often say, drive along the A8 (La Provençale) until you see the junction for St Tropez, turn off but then go in the opposite direction. In theory, St Tropez … Continue reading

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