Musings from the Riviera Sunshine

(Or why so many discerning people from around the world continue to buy their holiday villa on the French Riviera, or their apartment in Cannes – the very words conjure up dream-like images which are irresistible.) From holiday makers and film stars, to royalty, beach goers and businessmen, Cannes has been the French Riviera hot…

There’s just something about a Fireplace…

What do YOU love about Winter? For me, there’s just something about a crackling wood fire on a chilly evening (not to mention the glass of red wine which completes the “scene”). If you feel the same, then we may have just found your perfect home. Why? Because there are SEVEN original stone, fully functioning…

Great Lines from the Rich and Influential

It’s tangible, it’s solid, it’s beautiful. It’s artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate. Donald Trump Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined. The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his…

My “Coup de Coeur” is “Belle Epoque”

The “Beautiful Era” – a time of optimism, peace and prosperity. Four decades when the arts were allowed the flourish and the horrific World Wars had not yet raised their ugly heads. For me, the Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald epitomises how I imagine the whole period to have been, although written a few…