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Features Caren Trafford

Antiquing: Searching for souvenirs in Provence? Think big ... very big

Dusty olive trees and rows of lavender against a background of hill top villages; days filled basking in bright sunlight ... this is the picture-postcard Provence that continues to draw so many tourists as a summertime destination. And at the end of a wonderful holiday, saturated with brilliant colours and intense flavours, what is more natural than to want to take home a memento of your stay to enjoy over those long winter months, when the…
Features Riviera Reporter

Home Style: Sitting pretty in the garden

Everything in the garden is absolutely lovely – until a sudden shower soaks all the garden furniture cushions before you’ve had time to get them inside. No need to keep a weather eye out for dark clouds if you have the latest in fabrics and fillings from Home Store. Used in the Happy Collection from Rausch, a special “open pore” filling allows water to drain through instantly. Air can circulate rapidly through the material to aid…

Breaking news, Nice’s School of Journalism goes international

Education and Learning Riviera Reporter
Director Marie Boselli-Berenguer has the scoop. RR: The École du Journalisme (EDJ) in Nice offers Bachelor Degrees in…

Pierre the Patriot, and how he destroyed the Bastille

Features Margo Lestz
As the French Revolution started, one man recognised and grasped his opportunity to do something important. Then he used…

Craig Glenday, "Guinness World Records" Editor-in-Chief, makes a stop in Nice

Features Riviera Reporter
On Saturday June 21st, 2014, the city of Nice entered the Guinness World Records. As a kick-off to the Fête de la…

The World Cup of cologne. How one Grasse perfumery scores big in the fragrance game

Local Living Joe Dziedziak
A procession of flowers lines the drive to the Arthes perfumery, a property of 36,0000 sqm in Bois-de-Grasse, where the…

French jazz fans outsmart Hitler

Features Margo Lestz
France has a special place in its heart for jazz and, in the summer, you’ll find jazz festivals all over the country. In…

The story of Hélène Vagliano

Profiles of Residents Maureen Emerson
Large dark eyes look out, under arched brows, from an oval face. The look is serious, but the subject of the photograph…

Provence Diary: Paralytic in Provence and loving it

Features Jamie Ivey
In a news series, author and Luberon resident Jamie Ivey unravels today’s Provence. Some years ago our local doctor…

Selling the French dream, preparing a property for sale

We’ve all seen those TV programmes where an irritating American woman or a chirpy Cockney tells us how to style a house…
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