Her Mother’s Secret by Rosanna Ley

I love a Rosanna Ley book especially as the backdrop is often a real place ….I haven’t visited Belle Ile en Mer where it is mainly set but the descriptions of the coastline are drawing me to Brittany. The story brings an estranged mother and daughter back together. It’s been fifteen years and Colette returns to […]

The Saffron Trail by Rosanna Ley

Always love a book that’s is set in a place I have visited or hope to visit. It’s not the first time that I have read a Rosanna Ley in fact I can remember the time and place it was Vence, summer 2017! …and that book was set in Cuba. I digress this book starts in […]

Rothschild’s Villa and Beaulieu Sur Mer.

Key Points Location of Rothschild’s Villa What to see at the villa Beaulieu Sur Mer Rothschild’s Villa provides a very pleasant break from the hot Cote d’Azur sun in the South of France, once again this was one of Richard and Anne’s recommendations when we stayed in their beautiful cottage in nearby Vence. Opening at 10am this […]

Antibes – photoblog.

Antibes on the Cote D’Azur has lots to offer, take a tour round these photos and see the old town, a modern square, the marina and Antibes art. Parking at the Q Park at Pecheurs by the marina, turn inland and walk through the alley ways and narrow streets of the Old Town before reaching […]

Coastal walking near La Garoupe beach, Cote d’Azur

Key Points Location Type of terrain Parking Refreshments Tips La Garoupe Beach is a good starting point for a coastal walk around Cap d’Antibes. We were recommended this walk by Richard and Anne our hosts at the  Vence cottage Don’t be put off by the long and winding roads that lead down to this area….it is […]