31 October 2013

Craned reflet

Everywhere you look in the casino area at the moment, you'll see a mass of building work going on. Even the windows reflect the cranes.

30 October 2013

The White Line

Steps leading up to the Hotel de Paris.  Is that a ladder I see in her stocking? ...

29 October 2013



28 October 2013

Pattern on Larvotto

Almost no one on Larvotto beach but the sunbeds make a pretty pattern, don't you think?

27 October 2013

Garden Crane

The joys of Monaco - massive cranes in the Casino Gardens.

26 October 2013

Bentley Dreams

Reflections of Casino Square in the wing of a Bentley.

25 October 2013

Diamonds and Crosses

Seen in Monte Carlo yesterday. Are these stockings (or tights) trying to copy the design on the Louis Vuitton handbag?

24 October 2013

Folon's The Fountain of the Birds

Jean-Michel Folon's La Fontaine aux Oiseaux is a sculpture I've always loved and we've seen it before but taken from the other side of this street - so here it is from back.  It stands on le rocher.

23 October 2013

Larvotto Beach

Larvotto Beach on a day when it's not warm enough for beach clothes.

22 October 2013

Skinny People

If you are having a 'fat' day,  just look at your reflection in one of the curved glass doors alongside the casino!

21 October 2013

Reflection at Dusk

A corner of Fontvieille at dusk.  Fontvieille is the area of Monaco reclaimed from the sea.

This was taken from outside the palace on the 'rocher.'

20 October 2013


I couldn't decide which photo to show you today so I'll show you a photo of a girl, at a bar on le rocher,  doing what we all spend too much time doing - staring at a computer screen.

19 October 2013

A Rock and a Cigar

A rock, a cigar and fish to look at in the Japanese gardens.

18 October 2013

Monaco by Night

The Hotel de Paris in black and white.

17 October 2013

Drama in the Sky

Port Hercule on a day we had dramatic clouds roll in.

16 October 2013

The Head of the Dog

The 'Tête du Chien' (head of the dog) that looms over Monaco.  This photo was taken from Fontvieille, near to the Parc Paysager.

15 October 2013

14 October 2013

Double Cuteness

It doesn't matter your age, everyone enjoys looking at the boats in Port Hercule.

13 October 2013


A crocodile of young kids, probably on their way to the Oceanographic museum.

12 October 2013

Oceanographic Museum - the Wonder of Fish

The wonder of fish at the Oceanographic Museum.

11 October 2013

The Washerwoman

Shafts of sunlight pass through the fountain and land on Renoir's La Grand Laveuse (the Washerwoman) - by Renoir - Guino 1917. It stands in the Parc Paysager of Fontvieille.

10 October 2013

Moody Blues

Reflection between two boats in Fontvieille Harbour.

09 October 2013

A Gentle Sunrise

A gentle sunrise over the Grimaldi Forum on Larvotto.

08 October 2013

Kicking the carpet

This girl has just kicked the rolled-up blue carpet into place.  It's a setting-off point for the jet-skis on Larvotto.

07 October 2013

Larvotto Beach

Testing the waters...

06 October 2013

The Last Days of Summer

Not long now and summer will be over. 

05 October 2013

Coffee morning

Coffee morning ... at the Café de Paris.

04 October 2013

Scooting Along ...

Togetherness on a scooter.

03 October 2013

Volleyball on Larvotto

Reflection in the windows of the gym on Larvotto Beach and in the smaller photo - the reality. Not much volleyball going on but lots of discussion on the rules!

02 October 2013

Squashed Balconies

Mirrored glass reflecting balconies and a road (notice the white van in the lower left section) is always fun to photograph.  This was taken on Boulevard Princesse Grace on Larvotto.

01 October 2013

The Monte-Carlo Casino Lit up Pink - Thursday October 3rd 2013

If you're in Monaco on Thursday evening - 3rd October - go to Casino Square where you'll find the Monte-Carlo Casino will be illuminated in pink as a gesture of support towards breast cancer victimes. This will be the 3rd breast cancer aware campaign by Pink Ribbon Monaco.  

And take your camera!

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