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Postcard from Paris-Nice 2018

One of these years I will endeavour to follow the entire route of Paris-Nice, just not this year.  This time I joined the race for the start of stage 5 in Salon-de-Provence. 850 more words


Artist of the moment.........Danu

Danu is a contemporary sculptor from France renown for his large works featuring the human figure and animals. Danu was born in Vence, Cote D’Azure, France in the year 1955. 134 more words

Matisse, a Nun, and a Chapel

Night Nurse Needed – Should be young and pretty. This was the ad Henri Matisse placed with the nursing school in Nice, France in 1942. He was seventy-two years-old and still working while recovering from a serious surgery. 1,065 more words

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CHAPTER 16. France

As soon as the boat sailed we got down to serious business, as there was all the packing to be done. It was almost as bad as when we got packed at home and everybody was just about as bad tempered. 2,392 more words

Reasons to visit Grasse, South of France.

Key points

  • Museum of perfume
  • Other things to see in Grasse

Say Grasse and most people think of perfume and certainly there are plenty of reminders of fragrance in this pretty historic town in the South of France. 186 more words

Visiting Tourrettes Sur Loup - France, a photoblog.

A beautiful photogenic mediaeval hill top village close to Vence on the Cote d’Azur. Arriving early you will miss the tourists and the heat of the day and to get the best views as you arrive, park in the car park just outside of the village. 68 more words