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midday in Nice

midday in Nice

  Here is a little anecdote from the Cote d’Azur that may amuse  you.   Every day over the town of Nice a canon shot is fired, at midday quite precisely.  The Niçois all know that the ‘coup de canon’ means that they are about to eat their...
the christmas cocktail – final and fourth part

the christmas cocktail – final and fourth part

 Here is the last instalment of the little christmas story that I have been telling you over the past couple of weeks.  Thank you for your patience! Have to say a big thank you to my family and our friend MT, who all helped me thrash out the ‘plot’ –...
christmas cocktail – part 3

christmas cocktail – part 3

By popular request (to my great surprise!) here is the third part of my little christmas tale.  It’s not great literature, just a piece of seasonal fun.   If you are new to the blog, you may like to catch up on PART ONE and PART TWO before reading this latest...
the christmas cocktail – part 2

the christmas cocktail – part 2

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a little bit of fiction called ‘a christmas cocktail’, you can find it HERE …. this is my second instalment,  just for fun … I hope you enjoy.   …ooO0Ooo… After a late night celebrating Christmas...
christmas cocktail in paris

christmas cocktail in paris

A little piece of fiction … just a bit of fun, as always I beg your indulgence …. ….ooO0Ooo…. As a young doctor, freshly arrived in Paris just a month before, Mathilde hadn’t really had the time to make a million friends and organise a...
advice to daphne – a french dinner

advice to daphne – a french dinner

My dear Daphne, Delighted to hear that you’re beginning to invite the locals to dinner. Good for you old girl, nothing like grabbing the ‘vache’ by the horns. You asked me about dinner étiquette, and I am very flattered that you think me so worldly...

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