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 Victoria spent her winters on the French Riviera. While there, she could let her hair down and relax, often touring around in a little donkey cart.
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.