Buying a house in France is one thing, says Alan Page; owning it under Monsieur Hollande’s regime is quite another. Which means that Riviera brokers’ books are bulging with unsold second homes; there must be bargains to be had…
Le Sporting is an unassuming little cafe on St Tropez’s famous Place des Lices.
Even at this time of the year it’s packed from breakfast through to dinner, mainly with locals.
Pushing my way through the crowded smokers terrace at 7.30 in the morning I felt lucky to get a