Articles

Articles by Maureen Emerson

Maureen has also researched and published articles on the history of the Anglo American Sunny Bank Hospital in Cannes, Resistance Heroine Hélène Vagliano, Sir John Fortescue, Spitfire Pilot Richard Hillary, Eric Dunstan (‘the man with the golden voice’), Olga Khokhlova and Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, (‘Russians of the Riviera’) and many more. They are all listed below and can be viewed on their own pages by following the links. Their main theme or feature is that they all have a connection with the Riviera in the South of France – hence the title, ‘Stories of the Riviera’.

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The French Riviera -
Affair of The Hotel Martinez, Cannes
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The American Riviera -
James Gordon Bennett
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The Hungarian Riviera -
Baroness Orczy
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Barry Dierks Villas -
Illustrated
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The Riviera in Turmoil -
Careless Consuls and Unbearable Boats
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The English Riviera -
Eric Dunstan Story - (‘the man with the golden voice’)
Including an audio of his voice
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The French Riviera -
Claude Marcus’s Story
Occupation to Liberation
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From Ascot to Cannes -
Hélène Vagliano
Resistance Heroine
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From Windsor to Provence -
Sir John Fortescue
Perfume from Provence
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The French Riviera -
La Pausa - Before Chanel
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The American Riviera -
La Turbie
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The English Riviera -
Lord Derby - The Lost Villa Sansovino
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Occupied France –
The Free French Journal
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The Russian Riviera -
Olga Stepahovna Khokhlova
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Richard Hillary -
WWII RAF Spitfire Pilot
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The English Riviera -
Sunny Bank Hospital - 'Be ill in your own language'
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The Riviera of the 1920’sVIEW
The Russian Riviera -
Tsarina Alexandra Feodorova
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The Scottish Riviera -
Donald Caskie - Resistant Pastor
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The British/Italian Riviera -
W O Bentley and The Bentley Boys
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The Franco American Revolution -
The Birth of America
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The harbour at Villefranche – sur – Mer