2017 is zooming by and we’re now into March and thankfully spring will arrive at the end of the month which is such a mood booster, it’s like a little mother’s helper but of the natural variety. There is an abundance of colour in these parts thanks […]
January is my least favourite month of the year (when living in the Northern Hemisphere) and I tend to feel a little on the low side. My tiny town in France turns into a shell of itself as many of the cafes and businesses shut down to […]
Sometimes a mother’s grief is too much. Goodbye to these fabulously talented women. Hopefully they’ll be singing in the rain together somewhere far, far away.
It’s getting hot in here. Summer has arrived that’s for sure. My town overflows with people and life becomes more colourful and upbeat. A lot of the locals leave for the mountains in summer to avoid the heat, crowds and traffic jams but I like the extra […]
One thing about posting favourites for the month is that it illustrates just how quickly the year is whizzing by. May has seen the tourists start to arrive in Sainte Maxime and it’s definitely heating up but still fairly mild. That’s a good thing. If […]
I’ve been reading Anjelica Huston‘s memoirs and on occasion she makes reference to scents and smells. Here’s what she has to say about Swinging London in the 1960’s. “The scents of London in the sixties – Vetiver, Brut, and Old Spice for the boys; lavender, sandalwood […]
“In 1971 Bob (Richardson) and I decided to move to Paris. We loved to shoot for Dior with the great makeup artist and perfume designer Serge Lutens, whose extraordinary talent and eye for detail inspired us. Working for the European magazines was liberating in terms […]