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Greek Holiday – Part 2

Published on August 1st, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

Ann concludes her two-part series from the Greek Islands. * Is there such a thing as an unspoilt Greek Island? An island not yet over-run with the masses? If you read my moanings last week about... Read More


Greek Holiday – Part 1

Published on July 31st, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

But there is the glimmer of hope. Soula and her family have kept things simple on their patch of paradise and have not given in to the offers to buy them out. Their villas are still immaculate, the family welcoming.... Read More


Fete de la Musique – France

Published on July 27th, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

On June 21, every year all over France music fills the air. It is the Fete de la Musique celebration which takes place on the longest day of the year every summer. In the decade or... Read More


Uzes Market – South of France

Published on July 25th, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

From our bedroom window in our delightful top floor apartment in the Place aux Herbes in the Duchy town of Uzes in the South of France, we have become attuned to the different noises that float... Read More


Kangaroos and Pineapple in Paris?

Published on July 19th, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

On the first floor is Josephine’s bedroom, a drawing room, the Josephine room, and the dressing room, her favourite place where she spent many hours each day with her ladies-in-waiting having her hair dressed and deciding on what clothes she would wear for the day.... Read More

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