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English theatre is alive and well on the French Riviera

We went to the English language theatre 4 times recently: 1.  Peer Gynt – at the National Theatre of Nice – a very professional performance and directed by Irina Brook (daughter of Peter Brook).  The team had just performed this … Continue reading

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“Magic in the Moonlight” highlights the French Riviera

‘Magic in the Moonlight’ is the latest offering by one of New York’s favourite directors, Woody Allen, and it was filmed in the summer of 2013 in Nice, Mouans Sartoux and Cap d’Antibes. The film stars Colin Firth and Emma … Continue reading

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Nice is the capital of the Cote d’Azur

The Nice authorities have now launched the controversial project to build a second tram line East to West. After years of consultation, archaeological surveys and public opinion, work has at last begun on the track that will run East to … Continue reading

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Leap year day celebrated on the French Riviera

All the small brightly-coloured sail boats were out racing in the Cannes Bay to celebrate the leap year and the beautiful French Riviera spring sunshine. This is the time of all the flower festivals and, under a clear blue sky, … Continue reading

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Amazing weather here on the Cote d’Azur

We have been away in America for Christmas and New Year and returned this week to the most glorious weather.  Hot, bright blue skies, clear horizons, mild sea breezes, many people on the beach and in the sea – we … Continue reading

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Bask in a harmonious, multicultural environment

This contains some interesting and relevant facts for those wishing to vacation or live on the French Riviera.  So I have updated a blog I originally wrote on the subject more than 3 years ago, and hope you too find … Continue reading

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