When the Comte de Renynaud eats himself into a coma of illegal indulgences in Juliet Binoche's window of coverture in 'Chocolat' all of us choco-holics sweet teeth skipped a beat and we tried to book tickets to France on our mobile phones.
Since that scene I've nurtured a little dream of discovering a little chocolate heaven in France, and when wandering down…Continue
Added by Denea on June 17, 2012 at 4:54pm — No Comments
You really must see the Mediterranean from ‘la mer’, the elegant stone structures speckle the shore like carefully crafted pebbles. The water temperature varies substantially in the seasons so May to September will be the most pleasant for a flying leap in off your yacht. And yes, you can hire a yacht for less than a kings ransom.
A decadent Dufour…Continue
Added by Denea on June 9, 2012 at 8:42am — No Comments
I've been asked by anyone to whom I mention my involvement in The French Joband its purpose, "how on earth can someone dive to more than 703 feet below sea level?!" And then I tell them the miraculous way in which Sébastien Murat does just that - by expelling the air from his lungs before descent. I smile as…Continue
Added by Denea on June 9, 2012 at 3:50am — No Comments
Yesterday was 'group photo day' for The French Job team. Suited to the branded nines we set off for the Cap D'Antibes and a hidden gem called Billionaire's Beach.
Little did I, or my fellow female French Job-ers realise that the trail to our chosen photographic destination would be through a bit of bushland, and over a whole heap of those cobble-bobble rocks that cover many French beaches.
So we wore…Continue
Added by Denea on June 7, 2012 at 1:10pm — No Comments