A blog about the people of Cap d'Antibes

Short Stories

La Petit Tour Uncovered

La Petit Tour Uncovered

The truth about the Petit Tour on Plage des Ondes. The little tower on Plage des Ondes is probably THE most photographed spot in Cap d’Antibes. Contrary to popular belief this tower has only been in existence since the beginning of the 50’s although it […]

Stand Up Elegance

Stand Up Elegance

Paddle boards for Fashionistas. If you love paddle boarding and you love fashion then for some stand up elegance look no further than Ecomoana. The company is the brainchild of French entrepreneur Franck and his partners Rudy Fenet and Gunther Doll. Ecomoana design and manufacture […]

Passing the time in Cap d’Antibes

Passing the time in Cap d’Antibes

Friends with fishing in Common. If you are looking for things to do in Cap d’Antibes why not try a spot of fishing. Most days you will see people of all ages perched on the rocks just past Plage des Ondes whiling away the hours […]

Time to Change Course

Time to Change Course

Another end of an Era on the Cap. I was recently invited to an ‘End of an Era’ party on the Cap. Andrew and Lindsey, a British couple with a home here, had organised the party for some of their friends from Port Gallice. In […]

Big toys for big Boys

Big toys for big Boys

Classic MG’s just passing through for lunch. The Hotel Belles Rives welcomed the drivers of 50 classic MG cars last weekend. You often see classic cars on the Cap but seeing 50 at the same time is a little rarer even here.  The cars and […]

Cap Watch

Cap Watch

Sécurité Aquatique Didier is a regular swimmer on the Cap and also works as a life guard at Plage Keller and Plage Joseph. I saw him one morning as he was getting ready to go into the water. As I passed he asked me to […]

The Running Man

The Running Man

Cap d’Antibes – Running made easy. If you are the kind of person who finds running fun then I guess Cap d’Antibes is one of the most beautiful places in the world to do it. All year round you will see a constant stream of […]

Chasseur de Mer on the Cap.

Chasseur de Mer on the Cap.

Hunting for Cap d’Antibes fish. I spotted Frank hunting for Cap d’Antibes fish last night on my way to a nearby party. He looked so cool in his hunting outfit that I couldn’t resist stopping to take his picture. My name is Frank. I am […]

Summer with your Bestie

Summer with your Bestie

Meet Carlito and Adrien, two of the rock jumpers I photographed recently. Last weekend in Billionaires Bay I decided to paddleboard out to the Rocks with my camera. I wanted to take some pictures from underneath the jumpers so I packed my camera into a waterproof […]

The Scientific Gardener

The Scientific Gardener

Meet Richard, the head Gardener at Villa Thuret. This beautiful Cap d’Antibes garden was created in 1857 by Gustave Thuret (1817-1875), a famous botanist. Richard has been the Head Gardener at Villa Thuret since 1997. Before coming to Villa Thuret he was working just outside Marseille, also […]