What is this amazing food that has protected the city under siege, nourished the population during peacetime and inspired men to go to extraordinary lengths
The above collage is a selection of lovely bourgeois buildings in the Musicians quarter of Nice, where we used to live. It is called the
Queen or Spice Girl? One evening while dining with a British friend and his teenage daughter, we were talking about the British influence in Nice.
Saturday we went to a crafts market in Old Nice. We were in an open plaza at midday and the sun was beating down on
May 1st is a public holiday in France. It’s called La Fête du Travail, and it’s the equivalent of the US Labor Day. But it’s
A 16th century Niçoise laundress chased away the Turkish army and saved the city of Nice, France…
If you have ever visited Nice, France, you may have been startled by a very loud noon time boom. It occurs every day at precisely 12.00 and is a remnant from the Victorian times, when a British wife couldn’t remember to go home for lunch.