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The Market

Down by the Old Town there is an open air market with rows upon rows of fresh fruit, homegrown veg, buckets of olives and mountains of cheese. It is amazing. So vibrant and so colourful. We went a couple of times,…

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Late Night Cocktails

Most nights we ate in. We always have lots of dinner parties every year, it’s tradition. We alternate who hosts them and it’s fair to say a lot of recipe planning and effort goes into them. Not in a ‘Come…

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The Perfumery

Keen to expand our horizons and make sure we saw everything the French Rivera had to offer, the Hughes’ went on a family road trip. We set off with Grasse in mind. A small town not far from Mougins, where…

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Sunsets at Eden Roc

If you go to the tip of the bay in Antibes you come to Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc, a beautiful hotel which is a little slice of heaven. We fell in love with it the first time we went and we’ve…

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An Afternoon in Antibes

Antibes is a pretty seaside town just up the coast from Cannes. We’ve been a few times for food but never properly strayed away from the beach. So we decided it was time to tick it off the list and…

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Dinner in the hills

We’ve been reunited!We’ve only been apart for a grand total of about a week & a half but I couldn’t have been more excited to catch up with this little one. So we popped open a bottle of bubbly & started celebrating.I…

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Arriving In Cannes

Every year at the end of summer my family and I head down to the South of France to meet up with our friends who have a place in Cannes. It’s a 4 year strong tradition which we have no intention…

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