Holidays in the South of France: 10 good things to remember when bulldozers are mowing down half the forest in your back yard.

English: Boulevard de la Croisette in Cannes, ...

 Boulevard de la Croisette à Cannes. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(to be continued..)

1. As my friend Shana would say.. ‘you are still on the French Riviera,’  basically – I do not feel sorry for you.’  ( Of course she’s right.. and to show I appreciate her honesty I have already prepared A LARGE TIN BASIN AND STEEL SOUP SPOON AS A GIFT FOR HER 4 YEAR OLD SON.)

2. You are on vacation.

3. This is really vacation. (Even though you and your children wake up earlier than school days and you have to use the car 10 times more than you would – even if you were in America..)

One of my favorite places..4. You finally have a good excuse to get out of the house. (Even if you have to pay 19 euro for a sun bed, 10 euro for water, 6 euro for an umbrella, 5 euro for a coffee and 50 cents to pee.)

5. No one wants to come and visit.

6. Your kids stop fighting, or maybe you just can’t hear them anymore.

7. You can no longer hear the phone when it rings, thus avoiding various convocations from Nonna.

8. You have become extremely talented in lip-reading.

9. Your husband finally says you are right about something.(although maybe I only thought I heard him agree with me.)

10. The most important thing to remember when bulldozers are mowing down half the forest in your backyard is this:

The GENDARMERIE  told NONNO that the 1st of July all the major construction workmust stop until the end of August!!! è voilà!

The Nice seafront on a windy day, viewed from ...

About Cassidy_S

My name is Cassidy, I live in Northern Italy with my husband and 2 kids. When I first arrived to Italy the only thing I was sure of was that I wanted to live in this country, a country that is not known for its organization but is more beautiful than you can imagine!
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