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Local Living Riviera Reporter

Support for the sick and lonely at Christmas (and other times)

The most wonderful time of the year? The Riviera sun, sea and lifestyle don’t always compensate for the considerable distances from family and friends many resident expats experience. Day to day life can be particularly challenging over the holidays, which can stretch into a long and solitary season. Here are English-speaking associations whose support can make all the difference – and not just at Christmas. The Bereavement Support Network of…

Is our South of France diet still the healthiest?

We’ve all heard the claims about the Mediterranean diet. The fresh produce, the fish, olive oil and red wine are all strengthening our arteries, lowering our bad cholesterol and prolonging our lives, making residents of the South of France some of the world’s healthiest eaters. Hold on a second, though. Didn’t the French drive two hours and wait in endless lines the day Burger King opened at the Marseille airport? The Riviera’s pilgrimage for…
Education and Learning Riviera Reporter

Mougins School pupils win speech competition and give toys to sick kids

For the third consecutive year, a student from Mougins School has come first in the International Schools’ Speech Competition held at the International School of Nice on 10 December, 2014. Five schools competed with two students from each school. The subject of the first speech was “How to make the world a better place by the end of the 21st century”. The students’ speeches showed a profound awareness of the challenges facing all of us if we…

Wines for Christmas for cheer delight

Table Talk Alexander Ignatieff
The season is upon us! Sun seeking bathers have abandoned the beaches to storm chasing surfers. The loungers are swapped…

Heidi's English Bookshop, Antibes Books, is closing its doors

Reading Riviera Reporter
The story starts in a cupboard in the Old Town of Antibes. Heidi Lee, children’s author and one-time actress, had…

Finance Budget 2015, various tax changes that will affect all of us

Business Peter Johnson
We’re fast approaching the end of 2014, which brings with it the usual festive noises of a religious tone, but I shall…

Antiquing: In the market with shabby chic

Features Caren Trafford
For most of us shopping is a chore. The same cannot be said for antiquing. When you’re antiquing, you won’t see those…

Albert Spaggiari and the Société Générale robbery

Features Margo Lestz
In July 1976, the Société Générale, a bank in Nice, was robbed. It was later dubbed “The Bank Robbery of the Century”,…

Megayachts, Migrants & MOAS

Yachting and Boating Michael Healy
The 2014 season on the Riviera is finished – the culmination was the Monaco Yacht Show and Les Voiles de St Tropez,…

Eyes in the sky - the future in drones

Local Living Mike Meade
Not long ago the words “aerial drone” conjured up visions of espionage and secretive military attacks in war zones.…

Grasse is growing with the Golf du Claux Amic

Perched on a mountain plateau high above Grasse, the Claux Amic golf club has one of the best sites of the Riviera…

What’s all the kertruffle about a pizza?

Table Talk Thierry de Buoux
Over here. You are supposed to be a hyper-sensitive sniffing machine and you’re going the wrong way. That’s better, now…

Home Style: Now you can tap in to that dream bathroom

Features Riviera Reporter
What’s your vision of the perfect bathroom? Elegance and efficiency come at the top of most people’s list, but here’s a…
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