Monthly Archives: August 2011

August 30: Goodbye, little dump

I had a really lovely evening a few days ago with Paula and Margaret, going for a swim at Villefranche about 7pm and then sitting on the beach till nine drinking rosé and eating peanuts. Paula, who has a flat … Continue reading

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August 22: Family

When I went down to the restaurant yesterday at lunchtime, the first people I noticed were Edward and Eveline, who I hadn’t seen for a couple of weeks. Edward is a distant cousin, who as a child lived in part … Continue reading

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August 15: Skin, skin, skin

Even though I grew up in Rockland County NY, I’ve spent most of my adult life in a cooooool climate, and I’m definitely not used to all the skin that mid-August on the Riviera exposes. The whole Riviera thing is … Continue reading

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August 6: French, paint

Mika from the restaurant used to have his own builder/decorator business, and may have again one day, when he gets his driving license back. Joel is full of admiration for his ability to fix just about anything, so when Mika … Continue reading

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