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 […]
Cannes at Film Festival time becomes a town full of loosely worn lanyards and people talking up their projects. As it was a public holiday last Monday I went to have a peek and meet up with friends. Maybe small glimmers of glitz would rub off on […]
In the October 95th edition of Vogue Paris, Catherine Deneueve is interviewed and talks of her love of perfume. She is asked about her long time favourite – Guerlain‘s L’Heure Bleu and what she wears today. While she doesn’t reveal the actual perfumes she instead talks about the […]
“My first perfume was Blue Grass. I loved the bottle, with the flying turquoise horse with flowers in its mane. Then Mum gave me Diorissimo, which smelled like lily of the valley. Mum wore Chanel No. 5 and later, Guerlain‘s Shalimar, which was exotic and […]
The 68th Cannes Film Festival feels close in proximity but yet oh so far away. I do have a friend who is in attendance who will get to see all of the films well ahead of us regular folk. Lucky him. It was refreshing to see that […]
“There are no longer any stars in France. A star is someone who should be seen a little and then remain discreet, reserved. With the introduction of the digital age, the intrusion is into everything, everywhere and all the time, … We see a huge amount […]