Chic Report: St Tropez Event Destination

There is nothing that screams summer more than a holiday in St Tropez.  Woo hoo - wild parties on Nikki beach, music festival in Ramatuelle, morning markets full of fresh fruit and vegetables, and long days in Pampelonne beach clubs. I'm planning my escape from the hum-drum right now. St Tropez is also a fabulous … Continue reading Chic Report: St Tropez Event Destination


Food right now: figs

Figs are hot right now here in the South of France. The trees are bursting from late July through until the end of October. Ripe, juicy and honey-like in flavour, and also a little sexual. Perfect for desserts and savoury - tres impress! I make fig compote for my porridge, fig crumble to entertain friends, … Continue reading Food right now: figs

Travels: mountain views in the South of France

Breathtaking views of mountainous vistas from pretty villages perched high on the hills behind the typical Cote d'Azure. Between Monaco and Menton is one of our favourites called Peille. The drive is spectacular; almost a little hair raising. Oh to have a Porsche for the drive. The narrowest of streets, cobbled and intriguing. Who lives … Continue reading Travels: mountain views in the South of France

Sleeking meets Sweaty Betty

Oh January - with your wild UK weather, promises of new year fitness, healthy eating and rejuvenation.  So this is what I have been doing throughout January while on my mountain -  sugar detoxing care of #fitnesscrush Calgary Avansino, running and weight lifting care of Charli Cohen while training in the hotest of hot, hot, … Continue reading Sleeking meets Sweaty Betty

French style fitness

Get some of this South of France Winter sunshine and pack your trainers and your workout gear as you are sure to join the French in their physical pursuits. From luxury yoga retreats high in the hills above Nice and Antibes to exclusive body management (?) from Be Fit Monaco. Luxury Yoga Be Fit Monaco … Continue reading French style fitness

Chic essentials for Nice Beach

From pool side posing, to stretching out on the pebbled beaches, mostly naked and soaking in the sunshine. Nice and the Cote d'Azure has it all, including an average of 300 uninterrupted days of beautiful sunshine. The beaches of Nice stretch for more than 7km, and all are pebbled. Here are the chic top three … Continue reading Chic essentials for Nice Beach

Zoom, zoom, zoom – back to London

It's hard to believe that only this morning we stood on the terracotta tiled terrace and looked out over the hills and mountains above Nice for the last time this holiday. We made the most of our last full day basking in the warm sunshine before boarding our bumpy, orange flight back to London. And … Continue reading Zoom, zoom, zoom – back to London