Homemade sourdough was so on trend for 2020. With the start of Fashion Revolution Week on 19 April, how about switching to weaving our own linen for 2021? It’s what our ancestors used to do. First...

When I'm next in Paris, I want to have a coffee and a maple syrup Clamatarte at Tapisserie, in the 11th district, home to the little culinary empire of Betrand Grébaut and Théo Pourriat. I say...

It was three summers ago that I was sitting one evening around a table in Koko Doko in Reims, the champagne capital of France, with Clos Driver Wine Tours, grower champagne producer Emmanuel...

A new luxury mindset is emerging. Out goes the starchiness of traditional luxury and in comes 'liberation' luxury. It's all about being curious, flexible and footloose – a feeling that put me on a...

I spent one night and two days in Paris this spring. The one night was at Hotel Amastan, near Le Grand Palais, in the 8th district. I kept on telling people I was staying at...

As humans we are tribal. Our ultimate fear is rejection. Often, we pull away from people before they reject us; it feels less ‘messy’, 'safer' and we are more in control. It was November. I...

Flash people; flash boats. That was my perception of Antibes on the Côte d'Azur. One-time resident F Scott Fitzgerald of Great Gatsby fame said the French Riviera - as the Côte d'Azur is known in...