Monthly Archives: April 2013

After the rains on the French Riviera

Yes we do get some rain here on the Cote d’Azur but the sea breezes soon blow the rain-clouds away. Here’s what we saw on Saturday afternoon – with a second paler rainbow a few meters to the west (to … Continue reading

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2013 Cannes Film Festival is nearly here

The lovers – Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward poster will be reproduced on tee-shirts, watches, beach towels, and may other items in the general merchandising – there is an official Film Festival boutique authorised to sell these and many items … Continue reading

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May Cannes Film Festival – Opening Night Film announced

“The Great Gatsby” will be shown in 3D in Cannes for the 66th festival opening of this renowned event on Wednesday 15th May, and Leonardo Di-Caprio will grace Cannes’ red carpet as the star of the film.  It is his latest … Continue reading

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Changes for the largest French Riviera hotels

The Hôtel Martinez in Cannes and the Palais de la Mediterranée in Nice have been christened under new names following a new management agreement between Chicago-based Hyatt and Constellations Hotels Holding Ltd. The local landmarks now fall under the Hyatt … Continue reading

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